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Field Application Engineer

Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Tonawanda, NY, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Field Application Engineer


Location: Tonawanda, NY || United States : Greensboro, NC || United States : Memphis, TN || United States : Mobile, AL || United States : Tonawanda, NY

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Active Oxygens


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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The Field Application Engineer is responsible for providing direct support, technical expertise and engineering services including, design, fabrication, equipment selection, installation, management of construction and start-up of storage and handling systems for existing and potential customers. Work will include proprietary application technologies and delivery systems for Evonik products, participation in the development of the same, support of the distribution network, and support of some production plant processes. Product applications will include industrial applications for hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid, persulfates and other peroxygen compounds.




  • Administer the implementation of programs, procedures, and measures to ensure work is in compliance with Evonik’s safety standards as well as OSHA, NIOSH and other safety and health regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for conducting business and tasks in accordance with Evonik’s safety programs, including, the Responsible Care© Program as well as requirements directed by the Department Manager.

Customer Service

  • Provide customer training, oversight, and technical service including elements of occupational safety, process safety, use, application, storage, and handling.
  • Act as a technical liaison between Evonik and its customers, including service companies.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Marketing team to provide technical sales support to customers, service companies, and end use customers including field work and technical sales calls.
  • Develop in-plant contacts with customers.


  • Provide routine technical support to internal and external customers for the Evonik product lines as well as troubleshooting assistance for microbial control and delivery systems and their interfaces to customer processes.
  • Develop proprietary delivery systems and coordinate design of such with external equipment/instrument vendors for each unique application of Evonik products.
  • Assist in the development of plant test methods and protocols for field application studies, including the direct participation in field trials with R&D and/or staff while providing the key interface between existing processes and desired applications.
  • Coordinate application tests, demonstrations, and implementation of final application systems in support of Evonik’s products, including customer specific studies and internal and external testing to support EPA, FDA, or other registrations as required.
  • Provide Project Management from conception through product launch, including, equipment interfaces with OEM’s with each site’s needs.
  • Support the Corporate Field Engineering Services (CFES) department in day-to-day oversight and guidance.


  • Perform routine clerical duties such as trip reports, time sheets, expense reports, and processing and purchasing requisitions as needed for projects.
  • Conduct cost tracking, documentation, and manage scheduling of projects and installations, and to conduct market development estimates in order to ensure that projects remain on budget and are profitable.


  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field
  • 3+ years of engineering experience
  • Experience with field engineering required (construction management, commissioning, startup)
  • Experience with process piping design preferred
  • Process engineering skills including flow calculations, process & instrumentation diagrams
  • Able to perform basic control system troubleshooting preferred, collaborate with control systems engineers
  • Understanding of project management, cost engineering, and process safety techniques
  • Familiar with chemistry/chemical engineering, able to work with chemistry R&D group for process design and process equipment selection
  • Understanding of material compatibility/corrosion impacts
  • Proven track record of building and managing strong customer relationships
  • Experience working with AutoCAD preferred
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% during peak periods, international travel may be required

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.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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.

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