Opportunities as an Engineer or Technician

Our engineers work all over the world to find innovative solutions, for the challenges of tomorrow. But they couldn’t do it as individuals. In this family, combining our variety of expertise, skills, and creativity is the reason for our success. This is teamwork. Join the family and together we can create something special.

Your career path as an engineer or a technician at Evonik

Evonik goes beyond chemistry to make life better every day. We are continually searching for engineers who can help us shape the world of tomorrow. As a specialty chemicals company, we are aware of the environmental impact of our operations. We need engineers to help us minimize that impact and work on innovative ideas to achieve our sustainability goals.

Whether you are an experienced engineer looking for new development opportunities or a recent graduate, Evonik has the right job for you. We are looking for chemical, mechanical, and electrical engineers, as well as process, civil, and industrial engineers.

What does Evonik offer as an employer?

  • Diverse career and development opportunities, from full-time positions to part-time jobs and internships
  • Positions for entry-level engineers and senior professionals
  • Impactful work collaborating with international & dynamic teams
  • Training opportunities at all career levels
  • Competitive annual salaries and benefits


Are you an Engineer looking for an exciting career opportunity? At Evonik, we are not only hiring chemical engineers but also engineers from other disciplines and related fields. Find your engineering job here: 

Interested in a Job Outlook for an Engineer?

Watch this 60-second video explaining the job details of a chemical engineer.

In Which Areas Can You Find Jobs for an Engineer at Evonik?

Evonik offers a wide range of career paths for engineers of all disciplines. You can find jobs as a chemical, electrical, industrial, mechanical or process engineer in various areas and fields. Find out more about the areas that are looking for you:

At Evonik, our experts in Process Technology & Engineering are responsible for developing and implementing state-of-the-art production technology, equipment, and safety processes. Whether you're a process engineer with a chemical engineering background, an electrical engineer, or a project engineer, you'll find exciting jobs and a cross-functional engineering team waiting for you here.

Interested in examples?

  • Until now, catalytic membrane reactors have only been able to demonstrate their performance in the laboratory. Now they are also proving themselves on larger stages: Macbeth performance
  • How can chemical reactions be carried out as sustainably and efficiently as possible? This is what an Evonik team is researching together with external partners making use of the possibilities of 3D printing. Chemical engineering at its best: Microreactors from the 3D printer
  • The circle is the symbol of a sustainable economy. However, building an efficient circular economy is complicated: Every single step in the plastics production cycle has to be reconsidered, supply chains have to be restructured, alternative materials are needed. Evonik Center for Circular Plastic Solutions

Evonik's Technical Service supports our production processes with a comprehensive range of services. Our colleagues ensure that the manufacturing facilities are always available and run efficiently. They work with customers to develop maintenance strategies and carry out maintenance, calibration, assembly, and inspection. Scheduled inspections and the elimination of malfunctions are also part of the department's activities. From Mechanical Engineering to Industrial and Electrical Engineering - this is your place to be. 

What do our colleagues say about working in Technical Service?  
"We operate on the open heart - that's what makes the job so exciting for me" - Timo, EMR systems engineer and group lead

Sustainability is a crucial growth driver for Evonik, and we take responsibility for a better life. In production, this means further reducing the consumption of energy, raw materials, and water in our processes and gearing our chemical manufacturing facilities towards future-proof products. This includes

  • Aligning production with customer and market requirements
  • Further development of Evonik's production system
  • Digitalization of operational processes and interfaces
  • Qualification and further development of all employees

We want continuous improvement - for us and the industry. Whether you are a chemical engineer, a process technician or a electrical or manufacturing engineer: with your problem-solving mind and your hands-on mentality an exciting career path awaits you in our manufacturing!

Procurement offers the potential to make efficient decisions even before the actual start of production. These decisions have a significant influence on downstream processes. This is why engineering experience or a chemical background are also in demand in this area. Evonik's Procurement department works in a global network consisting of over 35,000 suppliers in more than 100 countries. They work on key questions such as how to make our supply chains more sustainable, how to improve our data quality and technologies, and how to design our risk management.

Cross-process thinking is particularly important here!  

Supply chain management at Evonik deals with end-to-end processes and the interaction with numerous functions of the company, including logistics, IT, purchasing, sales, production, and controlling. Holistic planning along the value chain is essential here to make Evonik resilient and secure, but also flexible and profitable. You are an Industrial Engineer or have Chemical Engineering background? In our Supply Chain Management not only business administration skills are required, but also technical and sometimes chemical know-how. 

Frequently Asked Questions

All engineering jobs are published online in our job portal. You can search the vacancies for keywords such as "chemical engineer" or use filter options to filter the results according to your requirements, e.g., by job type or the "Engineering" job family. If there is now suitable open position, you can also set a job alert. Find out more about the hiring process:

Starting your dream job in engineering with Evonik? We recognize the first days and weeks in a new job can be quite challenging. To help, we developed a structured onboarding process to make it easier for you to settle in and find your feet. Our goal is to make you feel part of the Evonik family beginning day one. It doesn't matter if you are starting as a senior engineer or if its an entry-level engineer job. Go to main content for the onboarding process: 

We couldn’t grow and improve as a company and employer without ensuring our employees can take charge of their own development and expand their knowledge. No matter their skills, our people are provided with plenty of opportunities to continue to learn here. From on-the-job learning to specific development and (long-term) talent programs - you are invited to grow here. 

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