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Production Operator

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Tonawanda, NY, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Production Operator


Location: United States : Tonawanda, NY

Function: Production & Technology

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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This is a senior level operator role who will have responsibility for control room monitoring, commanding field operators, and will also have field responsibilities such as  taking chemical samples, performing analyical tests, and checking dryers.



  • Control Room duties related to the Ammonium, Potassium, and Electrolytic Sodium Persulfate processes, eg. monitoring chemicals, temperatures, pressures, verifying systems
  • Completion of routine  process check sheets.
  • Monitoring of all Remote Monitoring Systems, Fire Protection System and Phone System.
  • Daily report of operations 
  • All field duties related to the Ammonium, Potassium, and Electrolytic Sodium Persulfate processes, including Raw Material Supply Systems and Environmental Systems. 
  • Routinely rotate through solution and slurry positions as business conditions dictate. 
  • Reclaim system including titration.


  • A high school diploma is required
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of production experience is preferred
  • Must be a team player who is self-directed and has good communication skills
  • Able to react quickly to emergencies
  • Control panel experience is preferred
  • This role will involve frequent exposure to hazardous chemicals and the operator will be required to wear personal protective equipment at all times, including respiratory equipment.  Operator cannot be allergic to chemicals used in various processes.  Must be able to climb stairs frequently

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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