Evonik Industries

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Specialist (m/f/div) Portfolio Management

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Specialist (m/f/div) Portfolio Management

Location: Germany : Essen (Goldschmidtstr.)

Function: Marketing & Sales

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: Comfort & Insulation

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.

The position sits within the Product Care department of the Business Line Comfort and Insulation. What makes it very interesting is that you get to work daily with colleagues across the Business Line including Sales, Marketing, Technology, Customer Service, Supply Chain and more. Many of the responsibilities are global in nature, offering plenty of opportunity to get to know colleagues in other countries while solving new business challenges as a team. This position has a lot of responsibility including being the main interface between the Business Line and the Sample Center located in Essen.

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  • Full ownership and improvement of the business line’s global product status list
  • Recommendation and alignment with Marketing and Technology on products that should be removed from the active product portfolio, and coordination with all parties involved while executing approved phase outs
  • Management of technical product data sheets globally
  • Global oversight of sampling, with emphasis on Germany, including quantitative analyses and reporting on sampling performance and costs, follow up on overdue samples, and recommendation / implementation of process improvement measures
  • Support new product launches in terms of sample set up, technical product data sheets, inclusion in the product status list, and consideration for the collection of R&D key figures
  • Participation in special projects as needed


  • Successfully completed Bachelor’s degree in a technical (e.g., chemistry, biology, engineering) or business discipline (e.g. marketing, supply chain) with minimum three years professional experience, or a Master’s degree with one year professional experience
  • Advanced Excel skills with analytical thinking capability
  • Hands-on user experience with SAP
  • General knowledge with Microsoft applications including Word and PowerPoint
  • Ideally project experience
  • Strong communication skills with proven German and English proficiency, both spoken and written (C1 equivalent or better)
  • High level of customer and result orientation
  • Interest in working with colleagues in other regions and being part of cross-functional teams, and also able to self-prioritize and work independently

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 direct your application to Heiko Kohlmeyer, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at 0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


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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