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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. 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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We have an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our Dispersions, Resins and Additives business in North America to manage large capital projects and who will be in Charlotte, NC.
The Dispersions & Resins business of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality resins, additives, colorants and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiberbondings, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing. We are building the best team to support the growth and needs of our customers. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, our customers benefit from innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry.
Project Engineer, Dispersions and Resins (1703675)
Formula for Success: You Will...
Working together with other business colleagues and service groups such as Procurement, Engineering, R&D, and EHS to develop projects including conceptual and detail scopes, safety reviews, value engineering processes, design packages, cost estimates, schedules, execution plans, and technical packages
Managing project KPIs – schedule, cost, functionality (scope), and safety
Presenting projects to various stake holders for project alignment and approvals
Leading project team including BASF discipline engineers, procurement personnel, contract engineers, construction contractors, Operations and Maintence personnel, and others to work effectively to maintain schedule while stressing importance of safe work and a zero-incident mindset
Working with Operations and Maintenance personnel to commission and start up projects
Providing leadership and oversight of EHS at the Charlotte sites to ensure BASF's requirements are met, including process safety
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.
***This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.***
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...
B.S. Degree in Engineering with 2+ years engineeringexperience
Project Management experience such as FEL development,execution, forecast, schedule development, cost estimating, project controls,and/or commissioning
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Familiarity of technical codes (ASME, API, etc.) andOSHA, EPA, PSM, and RMP standards
Familiarity of common chemical manufacturing plantunit operations and equipment
Strong project management and organizationalskills to independently coordinate identification of project objectives,project design, and installation activities
Knowledge of SAP functions for project management,technical purchasing and maintenance preferred
Understanding of BASF Commission S Project Processespreferred
Experience in the BASF Capital Project Implementationpreferred
Understanding of process control systems (DCS / PLC)preferred
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.