Senior - IT Project Manager

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Date: Oct 7, 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 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


At our site in Ann Arbor, we are currently looking for a(n) ​Senior - IT Project Manager​ to join our growing team.


Wacker is looking for a Senior IT Project manager with skills and experience in multiple IT domains, including SAP, Enterprise Applications, Infrastructure, End User Support, Service Management and user training. Defines standards in capturing project requirements, tracking project progress, communicating and managing stakeholders. Provides project management expertise and advice to the teams to increase efficiency in managing the lifecycle of projects and documenting all phases. Also, this individual captures regional demands/requests and develops alignment with global IT teams.


Job Responsibilities

  • Manages IT projects, stakeholder engagement, asset lifecycles, budget and cost management, procurement, and vendor coordination.   
  • Support teams with overseeing project execution as PMO with standards for project execution and creating reports on the progress
  • Regional demand coordinator to improve alignment with global teams.  Primary coordinator of all the demands from the region and captures the demands in ServiceNow, especially which needs GER IT support
  • Manages end user enablement initiatives (newsletters, workshops, etc) to improve user adoption in the areas of IT tools, applications, Security awareness, Microsoft 365 products, collaboration, and communication platforms.



  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT and at least 3 years of experience in IT project management
  • Experience in managing and providing technical solutions in all aspects of IT services delivery
  • Project Management education and certification preferred
  • Strong collaboration experience in global manufacturing and matrix organization
  • Strong team management and leadership skills fostering a cooperative work environment.
  • Experience in asset life cycle management, Project management and stakeholder engagement
  • Skilled in procurement of IT products and services along with vendor engagement
  • Experience in conducting workshops and end user training
  • Effective communication and presentation skills; verbal and written. Ability to present at the executive management level
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and providing solutions to the operational issues




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
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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 classes.

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit