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Date: Apr 22, 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) Quality Engineer to join our growing team.

 

The Quality Engineer is responsible for quality assurance of the Polysilicon manufacturing process at the Charleston, TN plant. This position monitors manufacturing activity and data and analyzes ‘in process’ and final product data to identify trends to ensure quality objectives and metrics are achieved.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor and audit floor level manufacturing of 'Product Realization' to ensure quality performances and metrics are met. Including adherence to SOPs as well as division procedures by all support groups in the manufacturing area.           
  • Analyze data to identify quality trends early; develop and enhance tools to improve monitoring.
  • Lead cross functional workgroups to solve quality problems. Internal Claims and review external customer complaints.
  • Represent quality aspects in the regular (morning) work inspection rounds and regular scheduled Plant Team meetings and/or special quality discussions. Participate in the prevention and remedy of quality problems through technical contributions and management/moderation of the respective problem-solving team.
  • Conduct SPC analyses and reviews jointly with the "Plant Team" and facilitate record keeping and resolve technical issues with Global Quality Systems related to SPC.
  • Support Quality IMS activities: Internal Error Investigations, FMEA, Audits (Internal and External). Participate in the resolution of customer problems, participate in MRBs. Special projects may be assigned also relating to quality topics

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (Engineering discipline preferred) or equivalent
  • 3+ years in manufacturing environment
  • Specialized expertise in quality tools, Lean and Six-Sigma tools, ISO 9001 requirements a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of integrated production systems (raw-product manufacturing and chemical plant manufacturing
  • Knowledge of analytical processes, statistics, and computer-aided data analysis (minitab, Microsoft Office)
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing. Knowledge of the fundamentals of polysilicon production and/or chlorosilane production a plus. Working in matrix global organizations a plus.

 

 

 

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.
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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 class.


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