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Engineering Manager - Process & Facilities

Company: Wacker
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 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 14,600 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(n) Engineering Manager - Process & Facilities 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 an Engineering Manager for our Process and Facilities team at our site in Charleston, TN.

What you will do:

This position will provide technical support and engineering services to operations and service units as necessary to provide for safe operations and assure regulatory compliance and availability of production units and/or infrastructure and utility systems.

Managerial Duties

Consult and support capital projects executed by project engineering
Manage and/or support capital invest and expense type projects within area of responsibility
Manage capital investment and technical expense budget
Manage and coordinate 3rd party services providers
Assure safe operating conditions of production units
Assure regulatory compliance of production units
Coordinate and manage responsibilities and workload between plant engineers assigned to the respective plant area
Lead plant engineers assigned to support the respective plant area in the performance of their responsibilities

Specialized Duties

Assure availability of production units at required capacity and quality
Support process and technology transfer/exchange between Wacker's Polysilicon production sites
Conduct and/or coordinate debottlenecking activities
Conduct and/or coordinate troubleshooting activities
Drive and support continuous improvement activities related to safety, quality and cost
Develop and/or support development of specifications, standards and codes
Work in interdisciplinary and intercultural teams
Represent Wacker's interests towards authorities, suppliers and contractors
Compile and provide reports related to area of responsibility
Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering & Maintenance department, Operations and other service units with focus on achieving optimal results/solutions from a corporate/enterprise perspective
Perform all tasks and assignments in accordance with Wacker's policies and procedures.
Ensure all required trainings are timely made by all team members in his/her area of responsibility.
Other tasks and duties as assigned

What we need from you:

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical) required, Masters degree preferred
8+ years of combined professional experience in the field of plant engineering, maintenance, and project management with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership role is required
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements
Thorough understanding of engineering principles, maintenance strategies and construction practices in a chemical plant environment.
Experience in Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, and Safe Work Practices in a chemical processing facility.
Experience in process control of OSHA PSM covered systems and processes
Leadership skills combined with team player attitude
Objective judgment and fact-based decision-making approach
Strong multitasking competency
Ability and willingness for domestic and internationally to Germany.

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 www.wacker.com.
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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.%20575409%

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