Maintenance Supervisor

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Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a(n) Maintenance Supervisor to join our growing team.


Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain safe operating conditions of production units, utility, and infrastructure systems 
  • Maintain regulatory compliance of production units, utility and infrastructure systems
  • Assist in the development of the maintenance group/organization and related guidelines, processes, and procedures 
  • Supervise, coach, mentor and provide training to EI&C;C and mechanical maintenance technicians
  • Maintain preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance program 
  • Provide maintenance and troubleshooting support to production units, utility, and infrastructure systems 
  • Supervise 3rd party maintenance service providers        
  • Support "best practices" between production areas 
  • Support continuous improvement activities related to safety, quality, and cost
  • Compile and provide reports related to area of responsibility
  • Provide start-up support to production operations  
  • Support development of specifications, standards, and codes  
  • Cooperate and maintain regular communication with groups and individuals within the Engineering & Maintenance department, Operations, and other service units with focus on achieving optimal results/solutions from a corporate/enterprise perspective  
  • Ensure all required trainings are timely made by all team members in his/her area of responsibility
  • Schedule of monthly inspections and preventive maintenance, ensuring the schedule is completed or alternative arrangements are made



  • Associate degree (or higher level education) in the field of electrical/mechanical engineering and/or electrical instrumentation & controls related field or equivalent vocational/technical training (Journeymen, NiMS, NCCR, etc.)
  • 5 years of leadership experience with directing and oversite of a team
  • 10+  years combined professional experience in the field of electrical/mechanical engineering or electrical instrumentation and controls and supervision


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 www.wacker.com.
Reference Code: 5423 



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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