Temporary Technical Operator - Crushing

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

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 about 14,500 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 Temporary Technical Operator - Crushing to join our growing team.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Pack Line:  Inspect each bag for proper packaging, contents, and poly product defects.  For example:
    • Folds in the bag’s end seals
    • Open bags
    • Material in the end or back seals
    • Oversize pieces/too many fines
    • Checking the label to make sure all the information is correct. 
    • Identify Foreign Objects in the bags.
  • Off-loading Packaging Line. For Example:
    • You will use the manipulator to remove the boxes from the pack line and put on a pallet.  Making sure labels are all facing out, then putting on the conveyor to go to next location for the machine to band and wrap.
  • Transport:
    • Inspect the final product before it is placed on a truck and keep 2nd floor stocked.
  • Break table:
    • Move the Polysilicon from a rod pallet to the brake table, using the mechanical crane..  Use the large and small hammers to break down the poly and push into the conveyor crusher to be crushed down into a smaller size they are running.
  • Classification:
    • Classification will inspect the rods, remove the electrodes and carbon, classify, and place into the rod pallet for storing until it will be ran at the break table, operate RRDs Safely. 
    • Approve or Downgrade - This is the material with defects, floor material, small rods that is not rated for good poly.  Sleeve downgraded product in to barrels according to the categorized downgrade labels.
  • Operate a pallet Jack and overhead cranes safely


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, HISET Completion or GED

  • Some Manufacturing Experience preferred



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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