Apply now »
Date:  Apr 25, 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.


To strengthen our team in Pilsen, we are looking for you within the Wacker Silicones division, for the Equipment Services department in Engineering:



Purchasing Specialist for Pressure Vessels


Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation and execution of the technical part of the procurement of pressure vessels, process-engineering apparatus and similar equipment under consideration of schedules and costs and taking into account the required plant safety and availability in accordance with the rules of technology and while safeguarding the economic interests of the company.
  • Preparation of technical specifications and inquiry drawings for pressure vessels, process-engineering apparatus and similar equipment in close coordination with site engineering or project teams
  • Selection of suitable suppliers
  • Obtaining, clarifying and technical comparison of quotations
  • Selecting suppliers and creating purchase requisitions in coordination with Technical Purchasing
  • Review and approval of manufacturer's fabrication documents
  • Coordination of change orders and claim management
  • Review and archiving of supplied manufacturer's documentation


Job Requirements

  • Completed vocational training and several years of practical work experience in the metal sector with further training as a Bachelor or certified Technician in the field of mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of the relevant standards, regulations and codes (European Pressure Equipment Directive, EN 13445, ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, AD2000-Code) and experience in specification & procurement
  • Good IT skills (SAP, MS-Office), good CAD skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Basic knowledge in German language
  • Knowledge and practical experience in project engineering, design, manufacture, operation, inspection or repair of pressure equipment
  • Very accuracy way of working, strong customer orientation, reliability and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under high workload, self-reliant


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: 26144

Apply now »