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Date:  May 16, 2024
Location:  Adrian
Company:  Wacker Chemical Corporation


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 SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Adrian site, we are currently looking for a(n) ​Chemical Operator​ to join our growing team.



The Chemical Operator reports to the Operations Training Manager at the Wacker Silicone plant located in Adrian, MI. The new hire chemical operator is responsible for operations within the production departments or the warehouse and must be able to perform all duties required in the operations department or warehouse, including operation of powered industrial trucks (PIT).


Job Responsibilities

  • Safely completing multiple steps of chemical batch processing operations within a department

  • Updating SAP as required to update batch status in the system

  • In the warehouse; loading and unloading trucks with industrial powered equipment: Picking and staging materials from all areas serviced by the Logistics department as required by the customer order; Delivery and movement of materials to required locations within the Logistics area of responsibility

  • Maintaining housekeeping



Qualifications Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Drive and operate a fork truck, switch tractor, and turret truck
  • Must be able to read and follow printed instructions
  • Follow and adhere to safety policies and procedures


Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Exposed to handling chemicals and working outside
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds
  • Constant bending and turning
  • Must be able to work a 40 hour work week with up to 12 hours per day
  • Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day


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: 26742 



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.

Nearest Major Market: Adrian
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor

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