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Supply Chain Planner/Scheduler

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 Supply Chain Planner/Scheduler 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 Planner/Scheduler for our site in Charleston, TN. What you will do: This position is responsible for scheduling the Charleston production based on planning parameters. The Planner/Scheduler monitors and maintains quantity requirements and product mix; schedules material flows of Silicon Metal and/or Silanes, product changes, specifications, documentation, and labels; acts as a key user in SAP, MES, navigators, rolling forecasts, etc; assumes responsibility for inventories, material flows, material balancing, and month end closing; and collaborates and maintains close alignment with the control center in Germany, while working interdepartmentally and cross-functionally in a global matrixed environment. Perceive safety as a precondition and behave as a role model. Scheduling the systems and equipment according to Polysilicon planning requirements to meet forecasted quantities. Create process orders based on production capacity. Coordinate monthly scheduling for polysilicon / chlorosilanes.
Responsibility for maintaining and updating inventory of all silanes and polysilicon products (incl. Si Metal), daily SAP booking, and adjustments to meet inventory levels (Ex.: Si Metal as well as other material flows). Monthly chlorosilanes balancing incl. HDK as well as month end closing. Scheduling of all Si Metal deliveries, cooperating with suppliers and production teams. Participates in annual plant wide physical inventory audit.
Creating and reviewing monthly financial reports as well as all KPI reporting. Example: Daily rolling forecasts and Navigators to be checked and updated on a daily basis). Key user for SAP and MES application as well other Supply Chain relevant systems and/or applications. Ensure accurate reporting.
Coordinate and monitor all products manufactured and released by production to the shipping warehouse, while adhering to delivery dates, quantities, package specifications, and quality data. Follow-up with all material currently held for shipment by driving MRB/ batch hold decisions to achieve timely release.
Analysis of deviations in process orders in cooperation with production. Central contact person with respect to changes in products, specifications, documentation, and labels. Other ad hoc reporting and duties as requested. Act as deputy to the Planner/ Scheduler counterpart, filling in as necessary. What we need from you: Associates degree in a technical field; Bachelor's degree preferred in a business field
Minimum 3 years' experience in Supply Chain, 2+ years in a planning / scheduling capacity
Excellent with MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint) and ERP (SAP & MES desired); working knowledge of cost accounting and reporting.
Fluent in the English language
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Proactive, Self-Starter/ Self-Motivator: Do what it takes to get the job done
High level of detail and accuracy required
Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
Familiarity with/ experience with Logistics- Domestic and/ or International is preferred
Familiarity with/ experience with Continuous Improvement Methodologies is preferred
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
Ability to work in a global matrix environment 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: 16407#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 , Supply Chain Planner/Scheduler, Professions , Charleston, Tennessee

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