Commercial Rotation - Silicones

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Date: Jul 3, 2022

Location: Ann Arbor, 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 about 14,500 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 Ann Arbor site, we are currently looking for a ​Commercial Rotation - Silicones​ to join our growing team.


The age of silicones began at WACKER more than 70 years ago. In 1947, we became Europe’s first silicone manufacturer; today we are number 2 in the global silicones business. WACKER SILICONES offers customers our broadest range of products. With two raw materials – silicon metal and methanol – as a basis, more than 3,000 silicone products are made in seven product groups, including silanes, siloxanes, fluids and emulsions, elastomers, resins and pyrogenic silica. We currently have openings for our Commercial Rotation Program Analyst.


Candidates on this program will complete 4-to-6-month sales or marketing commercial assignments in one or more business divisions during an 18–24-month period. The assignments will be based in corporate offices in the United States in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and in sales territories throughout the United States. Training and sponsors will be provided for program participants to contribute to their success.


At the end of two years, the employees who successfully complete the Commercial Rotation Program will move into sales or marketing positions in the United States. Geographic flexibility is required during this program and upon completion of this program.



Job Requirements:

  • Students with distinguished academic achievement that hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Physics with an interest in Sales and Marketing or a degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or Supply Chain with some technical background or interest (e.g. classes taken in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Leadership experience in student organizations or other team activities is desirable
  • Interest and awareness of marketing and sales processes
  • Must be able to work in the United States without current or future visa support



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: 11743 



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: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit