Reliability Engineer-1802712 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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This position is within BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of BASF Corporation. BASF Colors & Effects produces a broad portfolio of colorants and effect pigments in 13 sites globally. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, BASF's experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com .
Maintenance and Reliability Engineer – Peekskill, NY
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to provide technical expertise to the Maintenance Organization by utilizing your 5 + years of experience in maintenance and rotating equipment. You will have accountability for site preventative and predictive maintenance activities. Additionally, you will react to equipment failures and drive to the root cause through troubleshooting, RCFA, and bad actor / asset effectiveness programs. You will continuously improve the reliability of site assets through use of SAP Maintenance systems and data analysis tools, training, procedure updates, expense projects, and small capital projects. You will facilitate BASF-sponsored safety awareness & training initiatives (confined space entry, lock-out tag-out, hot works, line break as well as other structured safety programs) and troubleshoot quality and process problems in collaboration with production supervisors, production engineers, process engineers, quality engineers, and others to ensure that all aspects of equipment operation and maintenance are managed. Process problems may include dealing with the technical difficulties of corrosive and hazardous chemicals and operating temperatures up to 2400°F.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Using your B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution, you will provide technical support to the maintenance supervisor, specialists, and crafts on difficult equipment repair problems as well as provide the operating units with troubleshooting support and recommendations to improve equipment reliability.
Your knowledge and experience in maintenance and reliability strategies and best practices including failure modes and effects analysis, root cause failure analysis, and mean time between failures methodology will assist you in your success here at BASF.
Preferred Certifications, knowledge and experience may include:
Certifications in Maintenance & Reliability (CMRP).
Certifications in vibration analysis and oil analysis.
Experience with pump system design and modeling.
Experience with non-destructive testing.
Knowledge of API, ASME, and ISO industry standards for fixed and rotating equipment.
Knowledge of equipment fabrication, inspection, and repair codes and standards applicable to the chemical industry.
Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment.
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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.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
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.