Technical Manager I,II - Engineered Fabrics

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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Allentown, PA, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries.
At our Allentown site, we are currently looking for a Technical Manager I,II - Engineered Fabrics to be a part of our growing team.



Job Responsibilities


The Technical Manager, for Engineered Fabrics AD/TS is responsible for managing the people and projects within the Engineered Fabrics AD/TS group as part of the overall Consumer and Industrial Polymers business team. Projects range from new product development to technical service to plant support.

In addition, this position will:

  • Manage and develop individual team members.
  • Act as a project manager both directly and indirectly for application development and new product development projects. 
  • Be a product supervisor responsible for the overall health of coatings grade dispersions, and quickly respond to production requests for technical support
  • Serve as a technical contact between Wacker Chemical Corporation and customers.  Represent Wacker Chemical Corporation at conferences, trade shows, and other external events.


Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in any science / engineering related field; chemistry or material science preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of technology experience working in a laboratory environment. 
  • Candidates must have experience working with water-based dispersions with preference given to vinyl acetate-ethylene emulsions
  • Candidates must have experience working with engineered fabrics.
  • This position requires 10-20% travel



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: 8414 



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: Allentown