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Mechanical Process Development Engineer

Company: Wacker
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and about 14,500 employees from 70 nations.
WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a Mechanical Process Development Engineer to join our growing team.
This is Us:You know us. You just didn't know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacture that prides itself on "Creating Tomorrow's Solutions". WACKER materials are so versatile and adaptable, they have virtually unlimited applications just about anywhere imaginable, making WACKER an integral part of daily life. Whether it's protecting buildings from the elements, a tube of toothpaste, a cell phone, airbags, or cosmetics, people from all over the world come into contact each day with our products and achievements. We are looking for capable, innovative, and enthusiastic achievers to join our team and grow with us. We are currently seeking a Process Development Engineer for our Crushing team in Charleston, TN.
What you will do:This Process Development Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and improving the processes and equipment for the handling, crushing, sorting, and packaging of hyper-pure polysilicon.

  • Develop, evaluate, validate, and improve processes, procedures, and supplies focused on cost reduction, productivity, and quality
  • Support operations and engineering in identifying and correcting deviations from standard processes and quality
  • Identification, analysis, and reduction of contamination sources during the processing of polysilicon
  • Evaluation and development of new technology, materials, or suppliers for improving the overall process or cost
  • Participate in or lead working groups and transfer process projects to and from other sites
    What we need from you:
    • Minimum Education - B.S. in applied engineering or scientific discipline (e.g. Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Applied Physics, etc)
    • Minimum 0-2 years of experience
    • Ability to take ownership of a problem, plan and lead an investigation, and effectively find a solution
    • Demonstrated organization and communication skills necessary to multitask in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with some degree of ambiguity, changing priorities, and business needs as a part of multi-disciplinary teams
    • A team player, working and collaborating with various departments and levels of the organization including international colleagues.
    • Enjoy hands-on tasks with an affinity for mechanical equipment and principles is highly desired.
    • Knowledge and/or experience desired in evaluation of a process data with statistical tools like Minitab.
      Life at Wacker:Wacker is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves and desire team members that share these interests. You will be valued for your contributions and perspectives as we continue to grow together. Your career is important to us, and we want to foster a mutually beneficial relationship where you feel heard, understood, and fulfilled. We consider our employees' overall health and satisfaction when creating a benefits package. Below are some of the additional incentives our employees enjoy.
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
      • 401(k) with company match
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Advancement Opportunities
      • Education Assistance Program
      • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
      • Support for Community Involvement
      • Bonus Plans
        WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.
        Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!
        We are looking forward to your online application at
        Reference Code: 12545#IND123#LI-FP1
        The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).
        WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Wacker, Chattanooga , Mechanical Process Development Engineer, Engineering , Charleston, Tennessee

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