The chemical industry is a fast-growing market and an important foundation for a lot of other industries and infrastructures. Here at Evonik different types of Engineers take care of a broad range of different tasks. In this article, we take a closer look at some of the tasks and responsibilities of some of our chemical engineers.
The Process Engineers – keep the system running
As a Process Engineer, your job is to keep the system running. You make sure that established processes are running smoothly and that in your area of responsibility the quality standards are met. You also help to develop new procedures and oversee their implementation. Further tasks for a Process Engineer could be:
- Delivering required outcomes by managing day-to-day relationships with contract service providers while working within an established contract management plan.
- Delivering small-scale or medium-scale projects while working within an established program management plan.
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Create something new as a Product Developer
As a Product Developer, you research and develop state-of-the-art technologies. Therefore, a huge part of this work is to keep up to date with scientific breakthroughs and take part in workshops and conferences. From there on, you plan timelines and milestones for the development of new and exciting products for our customers and present your results before they can go into mass production. Other parts of your work as a junior or senior Product Developer are:
- The Preparation of Technical Data Sheets (TDS) and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the newly developed products, ensuring that all applicable safety standards are met.
- Creation of compliant, safe, and efficient work orders. Initiation of the related SAP work.
- Participate in discussions with customers to understand technical requirements and boundary conditions.
- Adheres to all established laboratory safety requirements
- Functional supervisor of technicians
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Differences between branches and your way
We only covered a couple of the common types of chemical engineers jobs in this article, but as you can see, they all have very different areas of responsibility and a wide range of daily tasks. Together with the different branches like food (agriculture), manufacturing (e.g. automotive), and others, it creates a very diverse environment with people that share a love for chemistry.