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Sr. Plant Engineer

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Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Nanjing, 32, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products.
At our Nanjing site, we are currently looking for a(n) ​Sr. Plant Engineer​ to be a part of our growing team.



Job Responsibilities

- Be responsible for the EHSS and Product Stewardship of related area and positions to ensure compliance of the company policy and regulations and national laws and related regulations.
- Keep the plant running with high reliability and good availability under good safety status.
- Managing, maintaining and optimization of all mechanical systems (e.g. machinery, equipment, piping) and process steps from engineering view,troubleshooting,performance monitoring and reporting
- Provide technical support to improve productivity and quality
- Investigation and analyzing the root cause of breakdown and follow up the implementation of action plan
- Optimize the plants and processes in safety, reliability and productivity
- Lead own projects or taking part actively in projects after plant start up
- Develop standard maintenance procedures
- Providing the technical training for operation people on equipment
- Minimize the overall maintenance cost in comply with the quality and safety standards
- Carry out corporate HSE requirements in the site. 
- Source and identify the qualified contractors to accomplish specific maintenance or repairing jobs and respect timing and budget
- Ensure the projects have the relevant documentation available and the necessary maintenance contracts are in place
- Ensure post project handover that all documentation is maintained
- Set up the maintenance plan, prepare the related budget and respect it
- Develop standard maintenance procedures and keep them up-to-date
- Examine and approve the maintenance final accounts for the contractors
- He/she has to be part of the 24h plant's "on-call service".
- Responsibility of fulfilling all actual national and regional regulation for all mech. and process equipment on the WACKER Nanjing site
- Responsibility for the execution, arrangement and preparation of changes to the processes or maintenance tasks according to the EHSS requirements of Nanjing site
- Guide and lead contractor people to follow the EHSS requirements of Nanjing site during work execution and presence on Nanjing site


Educational background
- University degree in process engineering, mechanical engineering or related

Experience/Skill Requirement 
- Over 5 years maintenance working experience in chemical industry plant.
- Instrument knowledge of advantage
- Basic knowledge of the mechanical principles and experience of documentation management
- Familiar with P&I diagrams and mechanical drawings
- Familiar with high pressure equipment and related design code, packaging machine and dosage pumps is preferred
- Good knowledge for chemical machinery and equipment (especially for compressors, mechanical seals and package machines/filling devices)
- Skilled in troubleshooting and root cause analysis
- Urgency of action and good team player with self and external driven spirit
- Have strong learning and independent working ability
- Problem/result oriented working creative/practical thinking
- Good safety conscious
- Good English skills required (reading, writing, speaking)



Contact Person: Cathy Zhong 


We are looking forward to your online application!

Reference Code: 3685 



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.

In accordance with the Internal Placement Policy, you must be in your current role for at least one year, and must inform your current supervisor prior to applying for a new position.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your local HR department.

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.