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Date:  Nov 21, 2023
Location:  Charleston
Company:  Wacker Polysilicon N.A., LLC


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 more than 15,500 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 Technical Operator - CSR to join our growing team.


Job Responsibilities:


  • De- and re-assemble BDPC lines as directed by operations.  The de-assembled lines contain Aluminum Chloride as a byproduct of the CSR process.
  • Unload Big Bags containing silicon metal using fork lifts, hoist and designed unloading equipment, to introduce material into storage silos.
  • Operation and daily upkeep of silicon grinding equipment.
  • De- and re-assemble BDPC lines.        
  • Operation of Powered Industrial Equipment to support BDPC assembly/reassembly tasks, movement/processing/unloading of "lumpy" or bagged silicon metal (forklifts, pallet jacks, front end loader).
  • Transportation of BDPC using hoists, carts, forklifts to and from the cleaning department from BDPC process area.
  • Operation/Routine Upkeep of Silicon Metal Grinding Equipment.
  • Navigate big bags & bulk drums of silicon metal using forklifts and hoist into unloading equipment.
  • Operation of big bag unloading equipment to introduce silicon metal into operational storage silos.
  • Follow all site safety, environmental, quality, operational procedures/policies. Ensure safe efficient operation of all equipment. Continuous housekeeping to ensure safe/clean work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications Required:


  • Proven technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Physical strength and endurance are essential for this position.
  • Effectively communicate with team members and other stakeholders.


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
Reference Code: 25613 



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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