CAD Software Administrator (EI&C)

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



At our site in Charleston, we are currently looking for a ​CAD Software Administrator (EI&C)​ to be a part of our growing team.



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 a COMOS Administrator for our site in Charleston, TN.


What you will do:

The engineeering software Administrator will provide support to the US Region for WACKER’s installation of Siemens COMOS system software which is utilized throughout the engineering lifecycle (from process conceptual design, through detail engineering to plant operation/maintenance).  This role will focus on the electrical, instrumentation, and controls engineering aspects in COMOS. The role will be an active participant in the development and configuration of the tool for the US Region aligned with corporate counterparts.  Administrator will provide in depth training, support to both internal and external users, as well as auditing to ensure compliance to WACKER standards for use.


  • Provide administrative support for COMOS system software.  Active participant in development, configuration, and system upgrades – provide US Regional input and test US Specific requirements.   
  • Provide high level support and training to internal and external users of COMOS through direct training.  Lead classroom training and the development the training materials.  Training includes both the use of the software and the WACKER engineering requirements.  Provide extensive support to external users during investment projects.
  • Audit internal and external users to ensure compliance with WACKER’s standards for use of COMOS.  Visit external partners (engineering contractor firms) based on investment project needs to ensure COMOS standards are met and provide training and troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Develop, implement, and support new mobile digital applications & tools in COMOS for areas such I/O checkout, and project field checklists.  Support company initiatives for Digital Twin regarding the use of COMOS applications.
  • Develop standards for use of COMOS tools for the US Region in alignment with corporate COMOS support group and plant engineering.


What we need from you:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in mechanical, Chemical, or Computer-Aided Digital Design
  • 3-5+ years of experience working in a plant or project engineering role
  • Proficient in detail design engineering (creating/maintain P&IDs, piping design attributes, equipment design, instrument specifications) in a plant or project engineering environment.
  • Experience utilizing and/or maintaining Engineering tool/object-oriented database (preferably COMOS) in basic engineering, and/or as-built status
  • Background in a manufacturing or engineering environment in a project engineer or plant engineer role
  • Utilization and/or author of CAD standards
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment while staying focused
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and troubleshoot; effective planning and time management is vital to this role
  • Strong interpersonal, written & verbal communication, and writing skills
  • Ability to work well with others and comfortable with asking questions
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to self-teach and seek out other resources to create solutions in undefined areas


Life at Wacker:

Wacker is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves and desire team members that share these interests. You will be valued for your contributions and perspectives as we continue to grow together. Your career is important to us, and we want to foster a mutually beneficial relationship where you feel heard, understood, and fulfilled. We consider our employees’ overall health and satisfaction when creating a benefits package. Below are some of the additional incentives our employees enjoy.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Support for Community Involvement
  • Bonus Plans


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.

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