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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a Production Engineer to join our Chemical Monomers group. The Chemical Monomers group offers a comprehensive portfolio of organic and inorganic basis materials and innovative specialties. With our monomers and basic polymers we create durable links - for the success of our customers worldwide.
The Chemical Monomers group (CM) has an opportunity for a Production Engineer for the Aniline area in our Geismar, LA location.
Production Engineer, Aniline (1702305)
You will support the day-to-day operation of the Aniline plants providing the technical support needed to execute the required production plan. You will provide guidance and input to achieve and develop plant goals, objectives, and operational budgets You will be instrumental in leading troubleshooting efforts when problems arise and is a solution provider. This position requires strong leadership in safe plant operation and adherence to BASF Process Safety rules and policies.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Generate and Complete MOCs, revalidate temporary MOCs to confirm they are still valid
Provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to Daily Operational Team for plant problems that occur
Provide technical and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for production, EHS, and Quality Incidents
Participate in micro/finite production planning and scheduling
Provide on-call and response to any after hour event that impacts production or EHS
Interface with suppliers, customers, and vendors as needed to maintain plant operation
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline preferably Chemical Engineering and a minimum of 2+ years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment required.
Basic familiarity of process equipment operation including pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, etc.
Understanding of chemical engineering principles and application in a plant environment
Good troubleshooting and analytical skills
Ability to adapt to regular changes in priorities as required in a production environment
Good communication and computer skills. Self-starter with high level of results orientation and good teamwork skills
Position will be filled at a level commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.