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Rotational Engineering Program

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Date: May 26, 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) Rotational Engineering Program to join our growing team.


Rotational engineering team members of this program will complete 24 months of rotational assignments in various engineering departments throughout a designated site. The assignment will be based in Charleston, TN. The main objective of this introductory role is to complete assigned projects to ensure safe operations, regulatory compliance, or to maximize the availability and efficiency of these units. This position will shadow designated Managers to learn about different aspects of the organization and help the Engineering or Operations teams with small size projects and daily activities.


Job Responsibilities

  • Support and closely cooperate with assigned Manager on planning and completing the assigned projects and assisting the Engineering or Operations team. 
  • Become an expert capable of exercising engineering judgement with respect to the process area of responsibility and assigned subject matters.
  • Support availability of production units at required capacity and quality. 
  • Participate in the commissioning of new or modified production units and the planning or execution of system turnarounds. 
  • Support maintenance team in the planning and execution of ITPM and MRO activities by maintaining asset data in enterprise asset management and plant engineering systems. 
  • Develop and support development of specifications and standards. 
  • Plan and execute small size projects such as conducting or coordinating debottlenecking and troubleshooting activities. 
  • Support process and technology transfer and exchange between WACKER production sites. 
  • Drive and support continuous improvement activities related to safety, quality, and cost.
  • Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering and Maintenance teams, within Operations, and within other service units with focus on achieving optimal results and solutions.  
  • Responsible for RCRA generation as relating to container and labeling usage, maintenance and storage functions, and regular inspections of RCRA applicable areas. 
  • Monitor project process to compile project reports. 
  • Keep documentation and equipment records up to date.  



  • Bachelor's Degree in any of the following fields: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Process Engineering



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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