ISO Document Specialist

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Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



At our site in Charleston, we are currently looking for a ​ISO Document Specialist​ to be a part of our growing team.



This is Us:

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 ISO Document Specialist for our site in Charleston, TN.


What you will do:

The ISO Document Specialist is responsible for responsible for managing the standards, procedures, and forms owned by Engineering and Maintenance groups in the US region.  This position leads and coordinates the development and revision of engineering standards, procedures, and forms in coordination with the technical document owners. Business process procedures maybe authored by the specialist.  This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Engineering Processes & Services.


  • Coordinate the development, documentation, and revision of internally published engineering and maintenance standards documents (including procedures, engineering standards, work instructions, and forms.
    • Create, review and revise Engineering or Maintenance relevant standards in coordination with technical document owners.
    • Coordinate and facilitate cross-functional multi-site standards and reviews with stakeholders.
    • Organize and coordinate the review & routing of internally published documents throughout the process from conceptualization, revision, and approval to internal publication and communication.
    • For business work processes, this position may author the standards.
    • Maintain master files, status of development and implementation.  Gatekeeper for document numbering and structure
  • Analyze existing work instructions, processes, procedures, records, and policies to identify gaps/outdated information and implement solutions to make documentation more efficient
    • Interview and shadow subject matter experts in various groups to capture "tribal knowledge" and generate/update documentation as required.
  • Communicate engineering relevant database contents to departments across WACKER US Region.
    • Train new hires in best practice for accessing and requesting documentation.
    • Maintain a log of all changes to databases
    • Distribute directories of documents to appropriate business functions and notify impacted groups of document revisions/publication.
    • Respond to document database FAQ's.


What we need from you:

  • Associates degree in Engineering, English, or related fields is required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience in an office environment providing support to engineering, logistics, or similar environments is required; 5+ years is preferred
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, OneNote, and SharePoint
  • Candidate should be familiar with Standards & Regulations such as ISO 9001 as they apply to documentation & revision control
  • Detail oriented in document review, assessment, development, and application of appropriate metadata to the documents
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • 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
  • Experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment preferred
  • Experience with electronic document management systems
  • Trustworthy to maintain integrity of confidential data and information in sensitive documents
  • Familiarity with engineering procedures and processes in a manufacturing environment


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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