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QA/QC & Inspection Specialist

Wacker Chemie AG

Wacker Chemie AG

Quality Assurance
Charleston, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
Are you looking for a new challenge? For our location Charleston we are looking for a(n) QA/QC & Inspection Specialist.

This is Us:

You know us. You just didn’t know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacturer that prides itself on “Creating Tomorrow’s Solutions”. WACKER materials are so versatile and adaptable, they have virtually unlimited applications just about anywhere imaginable, making WACKER an integral part of daily life. Whether it’s protecting buildings from the elements, a tube of toothpaste, a cell phone, airbags, or cosmetics, people from all over the world come into contact each day with our products and achievements. We are looking for capable, innovative, and enthusiastic achievers to join our team and grow with us. We are currently seeking a QA/QC & Inspection Specialist for our site in Charleston, TN.

What you will do:

This position performs inspection engineering tasks for quality control purposes and maintains regulatory compliance of equipment and multiple mechanical systems in support of the site’s production units. This position will report to the Director of EHSS and/or Mechanical Integrity Manager with support and coordination between the site and regional operations, engineering, and maintenance departments.

  • Inspect and audit welding and mechanical instillation of structural steel, equipment, piping, etc. per WACKER and site specifications.
  • Perform incoming inspections of vendor supplied equipment and piping.
  • Conduct shop audits of fabrication shops for equipment and piping.
  • Implement welder testing and inspection per WACKER specifications.
  • Develop QA/QC related work procedures.
  • Perform raw materials inspection.
  • Audit ongoing work activities such as cutting, fit-up, welding, bolt-ups, equipment setting, and coatings on site and off site at contractors’ fabrication shops.
  • Responsible for RCRA generation as relating to container and labeling usage, maintenance and storage functions, and regular inspections of RCRA applicable areas.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What we need from you:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field or Trade School certification or Associate’s Degree (AA/AS)
  • At least 5 years of experience in a QA/QC inspection capacity
  • AWS CWI Certification is required
  • Previous experience in fabrication, structural steel, welding operations, welding procedures, calibrations, order specifications, mill test reports, construction practices, and the use of precision measuring equipment.
  • Up to 10% travel
  • Working knowledge in the areas of pressure vessel fabrication, installation, maintenance, and inspection.
  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of QA/QC and inspection engineering including relevant regulations, standards, and codes such as ASME, AWS, ANSI, API, and NBIC.
  • Working knowledge of various NDE methods including VT, RT, PT, MT, and UT
  • Skilled computer skills using Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to utilize drawings, isometrics, dimensional tolerances, weld symbols, and non-destructive exam and specifications.
  • Objective judgement and fact-based decision-making
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure.
  • Team player attitude.
  • Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements.
  • Must be physically fit to wear an air purifying respirator if necessary.
  • Must be capable of entering confined space locations and climbing ladders to elevated locations such as platforms on top of large process equipment.
  • Ability and experience to act like QA-supervisor, QA-inspector, Weld supervisor to support R-Stamp shop on site

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
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 27214
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.