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Senior Process R&D Engineer

Date: Mar 21, 2019

Location: Shanghai Xinzhuang, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Senior Process R&D Engineer

The term of employment is limited to months.


Location: China : Shanghai Xinzhuang

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Business Line: BL not assigned


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Take the key role of introducing new Products to Asia manufacturing sites, closely work with Cross functions teams, ensure flawless execution of NPI (New Product Introduction) Process & Procedure, to meet Business requirement
  • Cooperate with Operation teams, provides Front-to-End support to manufacturing sites, escort product quality by process, supports stable operation and process optimization, trouble-shooting & Root-cause analysis etc.
  • Take positive role on Optech platform, support Asia manufacturing sites to achieve productivity target for cost saving
  • Take positive role for Product & Process innovation. Work with products development teams for new product prototype development, provide Chemistry, Process route& Technical input for new product development, scale-up and plant trial at commercial facilities
  • Experimental study for existing product Update &defense to meet Business requirement and achieve Share-gain, and process development and verification for new products introduction and process optimization
  • Take the lead of Pilot trial, support raw materials qualification to Asia manufacturing sites, and technical support to capital projects etc.


  • Master degree of chemistry and chemical engineering, specialization in organic chemistry and chemical engineering is preferred
  • Minimum 8 working years in pharmaceutical, fine chemical or petro-chemical industries;
  • Excellent chemistry, chemical engineering and process knowledge and skills, especially in  organic chemistry, reaction engineering and separation process etc.;
  • Advance knowledge and skills of working under different dimensions, from laboratory, pilot plant to commercial reactors and facilities;
  • Knowledge of process safety management system and “What-if” methodology of DHR/HAZOP/OPHR etc. and advanced knowledge of ESHQ;
  • Strong personality of Execution capacity/Results driven/Will to help, to work closely with GO Operation/Plant Quality/Plant Process Engineer/Process Safety/EHS/Sourcing and Product Technology & Service etc. teams
  • Advanced knowledges and skill of DOE for synthesis experiments, and deep understanding about analytical methods, includes: GC, GC/LC-MS, IR, ICP, NMR etc.;
  • Teamwork spirit for closely work with diversified partners;
  • Well- organized personality with Self-driven and Cool minded in stressful situation;
  • Willing to travel for manufacturing sites support
  • Excellent in oral and written English

Your Application

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Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.