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Date:  Jul 4, 2024
Location:  Burghausen
Company:  Wacker Chemie AG



Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.


Launch your career as a Trainee in Chemisty for assignments e.g. at our 
Burghausen, Munich, Nünchritz and Ann Arbor site starting in October 2024.


Our 18-month trainee program will introduce you to various departments and opportunities for development and integrate you into our day-to-day business.


Your responsibilities


  • Quickly acquire a broad range of expertise in the areas of vulcanized silicone products

  • Develop an understanding of the markets, accumulating knowledge of our customers, technologies, products and competition

  • Identify new technical requirements and trends in our core markets, especially with an eye to sustainability

  • Develop new ways of approaching solutions and processes for work sequences and organization

  • Contribute to new ideas for products and processes geared toward a sustainable product portfolio and suitable for a wide range of customer needs and applications

  • Advance a variety of projects in the fields of silicone, polymer or organic chemistry (research, technology management, production)


Your qualifications


  • Outstanding performance in the completion of a Ph.D. in chemistry, specialization in polymer chemistry 

  • International experience (study abroad, etc.) and enjoy networking

  • A project mindest and a passion for interdisciplinary teamwork

  • A talent for communication and an outstanding ability to apply your expertise to the search for sustainable solutions

  • Excellent German and English (level C1) skills

  • Willingness to travel for domestic and international project assignments



What do we offer?


  • A permanent position
  • Compensation: Attractive salary, profit sharing, employer contribution to a retirement plan
  • Work-life-balance: Flexible work models, 6 weeks of vacation, time off for parents of small children
  • A variety of professional development opportunities: International assignment during your trainee period, active role in developing exciting projects, mentoring, assistance for continuing education and intercultural skills, internal international job board
  • Health: Sports and fitness opportunities, preventive programs
  • Further benefits such as: Bicycle leasing, employee rabates, discounted meals


... and much more. Our trainee page provides an overview of WACKER benefits.


As an international company, we welcome the diversity of people. We consciously promote equal opportunities and a diverse, inclusive culture in our teams - this is what makes us successful.

We look forward to receiving your application!
Reference code: 26113


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