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Technical Manager Agro APAC

Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Shanghai Xinzhuang, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Technical Manager Agro APAC



Location: China : Shanghai Xinzhuang

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

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

Business Line: Interface & Performance


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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Lab management: 

  • Manage the Agro lab in Shanghai and its related technical activities including developing guideline formulations, supporting, registrations and product documentation
  • Initiate and execute Agro innovation projects including product development, new application development in the region

Technical support:

  • Provide technical service to customers in GC, SEA and India through product training, formulation guidance, coordination of field trials, etc
  • Understand and translate customer’s technical requirements and unmet needs into development of solutions within the regional and/or the global team
  • Actively participate in regional business development activities. Support commercial team in market study, new opportunity and customer development. Prepare technical data for product positioning and marketing tool


  • Represent the Evonik Agro as regional expert in front of customers, in conferences, tradeshows and other external affairs
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders and establish network in the industry along the value chain


  • Minimum of master’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Agrochemicals
  • Working experience in Agronomy, Agro-formulations, surfactants chemistry
  • Good understanding of crop protection formulations, key ingredients / functionalities and application methods
  • Knowledge in bio-solutions and/or water management (soil) will be good addition
  • Creative thinking and results orientated
  • Strong communication, team oriented and networking skill
  • Strong team player, willingness to feedback and support others
  • Pro-active with a high degree of assertiveness
  • Demonstrated ability to do literature/patent scouting and analysis
  • Develop and propose creative ideas and fosters "thinking outside the box"
  • Result driven mindset and not afraid of challenges
  • Initiates, enables and steers change and innovation project
  • Fluent in oral and written English

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.



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.