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Date:  Feb 12, 2024
Location:  Charleston
Company:  Wacker Chemical Corporation
Are you looking for a new challenge? For our location Charleston we are looking for a(n) Buyer/Procurement Agent.

This is Us:

You know us. You just didn’t know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacture 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 a Buyer/Procurement Agent for our team in Charleston, TN.


What you will do:

This position is responsible for the tactical and operational purchasing functions for the goods and services purchased within the procurement team across all WACKER US sites. This role will support the Operational Procurement with RFQ/RFI's, orders placement and confirmation, follow up on past due orders and all other procurement duties as needed. This person is responsible for the protection of the Company's assets by procuring materials & services in an ethical manner that meets WACKER'S strategic goals and provides the greatest overall monetary value to the supply chains. This person will help to promote procurement practices and facilitate the continuous improvement of partnerships between its internal customers and WACKER's suppliers to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership. 


Duties include by are not limited to:

  • Create and issue purchase orders as needed for all goods and services for the US plants.
  • Create and administer RFQ/RFI's as needed for all goods and services. 
  • Analyze and compare supplier quotations. 
  • Create and administer Ariba sourcing/approvals as needed. 
  • Create and provide SAP and other reports to management as needed. 
  • SAP data maintenance and management. 


What we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Preferred 2+ years of consistent work experience in Procurement in a large global/multicultural company within the Chemical and Manufacturing Industries with proven successful job performance. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with SAP/Ariba, e-auction tools, and other e-tools for procurement reporting, efficiency
  • Excellent oral 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: 26254 
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.

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