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Laboratory Technician II

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Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Adrian, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


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 ​Laboratory Technician II​ to join our growing team.


This role is primarily responsible to provide crucial support to the process chemists by assisting them in daily activities related to production chemistry/engineering.


Job Responsibilities

  • Tasks include maintaining and safely utilizing laboratory space and equipment. 
  • Supporting business teams with new product introductions, assisting process chemists in daily electronic material movements, and providing support for production related root cause investigations.to support the company's strategic growth and productivity goals by decreasing production costs via improving production recipes, ensuring consistent quality, reducing customer complaints and optimizing cycle times while supporting high safety performance.
  • Maintains lab - equipment in good order, raw materials stocked, procedures up-to-date 
  • Run experiments to troubleshoot plant problems and scale-up new products 
  • Organizes and analyzes data in support of process chemists.



  •  AA/AS in Chemistry required or Chemical Engineering. Bachelors degree in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering preferred.
  •  Must be able to lift/push/pull 50 pounds and be able to assess color


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.

Nearest Major Market: Adrian
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor