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Director of Operations, Polysilicon

Company: Wacker
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 25, 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 Director of Operations, Polysilicon to join our growing team. You know us. You just didn't know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacturer 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 Director of Operations, Polysilicon for our site in Charleston, TN. What you will do: The purpose of the role is to enable the manufacturing of Silane and Polysilicon intermediates and finished products at WACKER's Charleston site in such a way as to satisfy corporate targets and goals, taking into account all aspects of process and occupational safety, environmental protection and production quality, through appropriate use of technical, organizational and human resources. The Director of Operations shall give due consideration to the needs and potential of the corresponding departments, observe internal company regulations (e.g., corporate policies concerning quality, safety, and the environment) and strategic division targets, as well as all prevailing industry standards and regulations. Managerial Duties Monitoring production results, continuous improvement of quality, productivity, cost-effectiveness, safety, and environment
Planning, regulating, and coordinating production processes
Managing subordinate employees and initiating necessary qualification measures
Fulfilling corporate obligations with respect to compliance with safety and environmental-protection legislation
Optimizing the production process
Ensure all required trainings are timely made by all team members in his/her area of responsibility. Specialized Duties Ensuring the attainment of planned production targets at the required level of quality
Planning production capacity and staffing
Preparing proposals for capital investment to ensure, optimize and expand production capacity
Ensure cost efficient production, foster cost control; continuously monitoring workflows to identify areas for potential rationalization; making suggestions for potential process changes
Participating in the planning and specification of priorities for development and production proposals Special Assignments Participating in strategic projects as project manager or leader
Enable and enforce cooperation and collaboration across production sites
Member of the site leadership team What we need from you: Bachelor's Degree in engineering is required
10+ years' experience in the chemical industry is required
Familiarity with business management basics
Knowledge of labor law
Excellent computer Skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to lead and motivate teams or employees 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: 18745#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 , Director of Operations, Polysilicon, Executive , Charleston, Tennessee

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