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Dispersions Production Supervisor 1

Company: Wacker Chemie AG
Location: Calvert City
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.

WACKER POLYMERS is the global technology leader in the development and production of redispersible powders, dispersions solid resins, powder binders and surface coating resins. At our Calvert City site, we are currently looking for a Dispersions Production Supervisor 1 to join our growing team.

This position is responsible to coordinate daily operations activities including supervising operators, scheduling plant production, purchasing raw materials, managing finished goods inventory levels, and optimizing the production process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage constraints imposed by raw materials, equipment, and resource availability to meet customer demands.
  • Supervise chemical operators. Ensure they safely produce products necessary to meet customer demands
  • Purchase all raw materials and manage raw material inventory levels
  • Schedule plant production
  • Process optimization to achieve maximum throughput and product quality
  • Manage finished goods inventory levels at primary and secondary warehouses
  • Product and key raw material quality performance.
  • Compliance with OSHA, site, and Wacker safety regulations
  • Update operating procedures
  • Participation in maintenance coordination/prioritizing
  • Compliance with Title V Air Permit
  • Review and update ISO procedures as necessary


  • Education:High school diploma required. Advanced technical or business education preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in chemicals manufacturing required,5-10 years experience preferred.
  • Experience with supervision of bargaining unit employees and/or supply chain forecasting, scheduling, & logistics preferred.
  • Knowledge of inventory management, business understanding, chemical processing , safety and environmental regulations required.
  • Computer knowledge - SAP, MS Office applications, process control computer - D/3
  • Strong analytical abilities,problem solving, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively supervise and manage multiple priorities and tasks.

WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.

Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations !

We are looking forward to your online application at

Reference Code: 5062


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.

Keywords: Wacker Chemie AG, Clarksville , Dispersions Production Supervisor 1, Other , Calvert City, Tennessee

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