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Date:  Jul 8, 2024
Location:  Charleston
Company:  Wacker Chemical Corporation
 
Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.
 
To strengthen our team in Charleston,
we are looking for you as a(n) Supply Chain Specialist II.

 

This is Us:

You know us. You just didn’t know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacture 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 a Supply Chain Specialist II for our site in Charleston, TN.

 

What you will do:

The Supply Chain Specialist position is responsible for scheduling, planning, and confirming orders while managing inventory levels to meet existing orders and/or forecasts. This position will report to the Supply Chain Manager – HDK®, and will serve as a deputy and assist in the development and implementation of production schedules to support company production. This role will maximize customer order service level at the lowest cost, which will be implemented by successfully controlling cost through the efficient management of inventory and shipping methods. The Supply Chain Specialist II will also collaborate with Customer Service Representatives (CSR), Supply Chain (SC) and 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; 30%
  • Places Purchase Orders with External HDK® Producing Plant; 20%
  • Perform the Goods Receipt (GR) on inbound Purchase orders and maintain Inventory; 15%
  • Confirm and create Deliveries of Sales order to dispatch supply to customers; 15%
  • Manage communication with the Inbound logistics and Customs Group for updates and proper delivery of incoming materials, 10%
  • Other assigned duties as necessary in the planning & logistics organization; 10%

 

What we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or business
  • Minimum of 3 years of 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.)
  • Supply Chain Planning and Distribution; Logistics Concepts and practices; International Shipping knowledge
  • Travel:  Occasional travel as required; offsite warehouses, Training seminars and conferences
  • Very detailed oriented and goods follow up
  
What do we offer?
 
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
 
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
 
We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
Reference Code: 27340 
 
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.


Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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