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Date:  May 3, 2024
Location:  Charleston
Company:  Wacker Polysilicon N.A., LLC
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.
To strengthen our team in Charleston,
we are looking for you as a(n) Assistant Operations Manager II - Technical Analytics.


Who we are:

You know us. You just didn’t know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacturer that prides itself on “Creating Tomorrow’s Solutions”. WACKER materials are so versatile and adaptable, they have virtually unlimited applications just about anywhere imaginable, making WACKER an integral part of daily life. Whether it’s protecting buildings from the elements, a tube of toothpaste, a cell phone, airbags, or cosmetics, people from all over the world come into contact each day with our products and achievements. We are looking for capable, innovative, and enthusiastic achievers to join our team and grow with us. We are currently seeking an Assistant Operations Manager in Technical Analytics for our site in Charleston, TN.


What you will do:

This position is responsible the availability of the building support systems and the maintenance planning and coordination within the building and analytics labs. They will also lead the building and maintenance support team which sets up equipment for maintenance activities, leads process improvement projects, and supports the day-to-day analytics and building processes.


  • Team managerial duties, 30% of time
  • Gate keeper, 25% of time
  • Support building MOCs, PTNs, RCAs, 5s, and process improvements, 15% of time
  • Building and Maintenance project coordination, 10% of time
  • POD reviews, team documentation, training, etc., 10% of time
  • Other duties as needed, 10% of time


What we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, engineering, or related degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in related field
  • Able to lead a team of hourly and salaried employees to achieve daily and long term goals and objectives
  • Can independently plan and execute projects to support equipment needs or process improvement goals for analytics
  • Can organize and schedule multiple operational and maintenance tasks on a daily basis
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment, process equipment, and instrumentation
  • Collaborative team player that can work with external US or German counterparts to align lab goals and drive for results
  • Ability to support analytics on weekends and off hours as part of an on-call rotation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Strong commitment to environmental health and safety excellence
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
What do we offer?
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 26548 
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: Chattanooga

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