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Date:  May 16, 2024
Location:  Shanghai
Company:  Wacker Chem. China WSC
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  Shanghai , we are looking for you as a(n) Global BU Controlling Manager.



•    Active role within WACKER SILICONES’ BU/SU/Operations relevant (decision-making) committees. Business advisor for all relevant questions and decision-making points; sparring partner of other managerial functions.

  • Analysis and statements on all financial matters of company and business-fields, including but not limited to
  • Opportunities and risks for the business unit(s)
  • Profitability analysis
  • Investment and profitability calculations/analysis
  • Shutdown and bottleneck considerations

-    Company and business-field evaluations

-    Evaluation of acquisitions or divestments

  • Creation of / comments on planned / actual CM analysis
  • Creation of rolling forecasts

•    Planning / budgeting (BP1, BP5) including sales & profit, cost center planning and cost unit controlling

•    Creation and further development of a regular global reporting systems on BU/SU/Operations level

•    Introduction / further development of business instruments and controlling aids

•    Evaluation / analysis of the business development of joint ventures

•    Business contact person of BUs/SUs/Operations advice and training on all controlling-related topics

•    Lead and participation in projects of the division and its subunits (BU, SU, Operations, Innovation, …)

•    Agile deployment within the organizational unit to balance workload peaks

•    Special assignments

  • Ad-hoc inquiries
  • Divisional projects (e.g. M&A projects, establishment of JVs, etc.)
  • Support of trainees / interns / diploma students
  • Business Trainings






  • Master's/Bachelor’s degree in business with a focus on controlling, finance, accounting or management (Master’s degree preferred) or similar qualifications, or a degree in chemistry with additional qualifications in business studies.


Practical Experience

  • Several years of experience in controlling or comparable business fields in multinational company; alternatively, experience in a business consultancy firm.



  • Very good knowledge of business administration
  • Very good knowledge of methods and procedures of operational and strategic controlling
  • Knowledge of production processes, material flows and WACKER SILICONES’ product portfolio
  • Good basic chemical-technological knowledge



  • Strong analytical capabilities; able to comprehend complex issues and think using an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Sound experience in presentation and moderation techniques as well as in project management
  • Very good written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Very good software user skills (MS Office, SAP + Business Objects)
  • Flexibility, commitment, resilience
  • Ability to work independently and in a self-organized manner
  • Ability to work in a team; willingness to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Assertiveness and persuasiveness
  • Sense of responsibility



  • Willingness to go on domestic / international business trip / training
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: 26512

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