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Date: Jun 10, 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) Planner/Scheduler to join our growing team.


The Planner/Scheduler will report to the Manager, Supply Network Planning, Logistics & Scheduling - HDK. This position will be responsible to serve as a deputy and assist in the development and implementation of production schedules to support company production and maximize customer order service level at the lowest cost. The Planner/Scheduler position is responsible for scheduling, planning, and confirming orders while managing inventory levels to meet existing orders and/or forecasts. This position will collaborate with Customer Service Representative (CSR), Supply Chain (SC) and the Business Team (BT) to improve communication and maximize the available inventories to meet the customer’s needs.



  • Production planning of Charleston produced materials to meet forecasted captive and merchant demand. Using the Planning board and Process Orders
  • Places Purchase Orders with External HDK® Producing Plants
  • Perform the Goods Receipt (GR) on inbound Purchase orders and maintain Inventory
  • Confirm and create Deliveries of Sales order to dispatch supply to customers
  • <span 72="">Manage communication with the Inbound logistics and Customs Group for updates and proper delivery of incoming materials
  • Other assigned duties as necessary in the planning & logistics organization



  • High School Diploma
  • Associate degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or Business preferred
  • 3 years relevant experience 
  • Strong knowledge and work experience with MRP/ERP systems, experience in SAP is preferred
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills; Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely to groups and to individuals
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Self-dependent and able to handle exception management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Occasional travel as required; offsite warehouses, training seminars and conferences


What we Offer:

  • Opportunity for Future Growth and Advancement
  • 401(k) plan with Employer Contribution and Match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Holiday
  • and much more!


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: 4855 



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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