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Date:  May 4, 2024
Location:  San Diego
Company:  Wacker BioTech US Inc.
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 San Diego,
we are looking for you as a(n) Business Controller.


Position Overview: 

  • Provides business advice and counsel to the Site General Manager through active participation in the leadership team, acting as the business interface with all finance disciplines and actively participating in the development of business operating strategies.
  • Timely and accurate completion of ongoing operational analysis required by Division, Region, or Corporate management.  Analyze and report on key variances to targets, forecast and prior year.
  • Perform the pre/post calculations of specific customer projects. Manage the project controlling tool, which includes monitoring of the Process Development and Quality Control work pages. Compare and analyze the actual versus estimated working hours of various customer projects.
  • Coordinate and facilitate planning and forecasting for the organization, including calculation of the annual plant rates.  Meet with department heads to discuss headcount and spending forecasts.  Manage valuation of inventory based on material batch calculations.  Support long-range strategic planning process and 5-year business plan.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts within the organization by initiating and/or participating in projects that reduce costs or improve efficiency.
  • Support / prepare presentations for all levels of management on business performance.  Deliver presentations on business results in various settings, including monthly operational meetings.
  • Other responsibilities include: Participate in and support of quarterly / annual audit, oversight of physical inventories, financial evaluation of capital expenditures, ad hoc analysis, special projects (e.g. SAP implementation), and ensuring continued compliance with Wacker's regulations and procedures.



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years experience
What do we offer?
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
The anticipated salary range for candidates who will work in San Diego is $125,000.00 - $172,000.00 The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc . Wacker is a multi state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states. 
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 26691 
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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