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Date:  May 19, 2024
Location:  Plzen
Company:  Wacker-Chemie, s.r.o.




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.


For our location in Pilsen, we are looking for: 


Project engineer APC



  • Handling of process automation and optimization projects with focus on APC (Advanced Process Control)
  • Development of new and maintenance of existing model-based controllers
  • Development and maintenance of soft sensors based on simple regression equations or complex AI algorithms in cooperation with data scientists
  • Extraction and processing of structured, mainly numerical data sets (time series, SQL)
  • Collaboration in and management of projects
  • Execution of feasibility studies



  • Young professional or with professional experience
  • Completed studies in one of the following or similar branches: Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer Science and Engineering, Cybernetics, Process Control Engineering, Automation Engineering or Applied Informatics
  • Very good knowledge and experience with system modeling or Operations Research (preferably process engineering systems)
  • Knowledge of classical control engineering; experience in model-based control (tools from Aspentech, AVEVA or Yokogawa/Shell) is an advantage
  • Affinity for numbers, mathematical problem solving, data analysis and algorithms
  • Above average IT and programming skills (Python, JSON, SQL)
  • Independent and team-oriented way of working
  • Good communication and integration skills
  • Very good written and spoken English; German language skills advantageous but not required
  • Willingness to travel regularly to Burghausen or other Wacker Chemie AG sites (e.g. Nünchritz).
  • The initial training will take place over a period of two months at the Burghausen site, after that, the place of work is Pilsen (CZ).


What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary (with yearly bonus of 15%)
  • Opportunity for Future Growth and Advancement
  • Meal allowance of 116 CZK / day
  • Transport allowance of CZK 100 / day
  • Flexi Pass CZK 40 000 / year
  • 5 weeks of holiday and for every 3 years of employment plus 1 extra day of holiday plus 3 days of sick leave per year
  • Pension insurance contribution up to 4 166 CZK / month
  • Home office option


and much more!


As an international company, we welcome the diversity of people. We consciously promote equal opportunities and a diverse, inclusive culture in our teams - this is what makes us successful.


We look forward to receiving your application!


Reference code: 26370

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