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Technical Engineering Manager

Technical Engineering Manager

FPC of Concord

FPC of Concord

Global Chemical Company is seeking Experienced Technical Engineering Manager to join of its Tennessee facility. 

Salary:  $100-150,000 commensurate with experience

The Technical Engineer Manager will provide technical support and engineering services to operations and service units as necessary to provide for safe operations and assure regulatory compliance and availability of production units and/or infrastructure and utility systems.

Managerial Duties

  • Consult and support capital projects executed by project engineering                
  • Manage and/or support capital invest and expense type projects within area of responsibility
  • Manage capital investment and technical expense budget
  • Manage and coordinate 3rd party services providers
  • Assure safe operating conditions of production units
  • Assure regulatory compliance of production units
  • Coordinate and manage responsibilities and workload between plant engineers assigned to the respective plant area
  • Lead plant engineers assigned to support the respective plant area in the performance of their responsibilities 

Specialized Duties

  • Assure availability of production units at required capacity and quality               
  • Support process and technology transfer/exchange between Wacker’s
  • Polysilicon production sites
  • Conduct and/or coordinate debottlenecking activities
  • Conduct and/or coordinate troubleshooting activities
  • Drive and support continuous improvement activities related to safety, quality and cost
  • Develop and/or support development of specifications, standards and codes
  • Work in interdisciplinary and intercultural teams
  • Represent Company’s interests towards authorities, suppliers and contractors
  • Compile and provide reports related to area of responsibility
  • Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering &
  • Maintenance department, Operations and other service units with focus on achieving optimal results/solutions from a corporate/enterprise perspective
  • Perform all tasks and assignments in accordance with Wacker’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all required trainings are timely made by all team members in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned                                


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical) required, Masters degree preferred
  • 8+ years of combined professional experience in the field of plant engineering, maintenance, and project management with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership role is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
  • Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principles, maintenance strategies and construction practices in a chemical plant environment.
  • Experience in Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, and Safe
  • Work Practices in a chemical processing facility.
  • Experience in process control of OSHA PSM covered systems and processes
  • Leadership skills combined with team player attitude
  • Objective judgment and fact-based decision-making approach
  • Strong multitasking competency
  • Ability and willingness for domestic and internationally to Germany.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Support for Community Involvement
  • Bonus Plans

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