Asset Reliability Engineer-1902515 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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Asset Reliability Engineer (1902515) - Geismar, LA
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for driving reliability performance by using appropriate and effective tools and techniques. In this role, you will provide technical support to Production and Maintenance personnel, lead or participate in Root Cause Failure Analyses, lead Bad Actor programs and monitor KPI data for early identification and resolution of reliability issues. You may also collaborate with Production and Maintenance personnel and provide services related to design review, repair and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance activities. Additionally, you will provide technical support to the troubleshooting of problems and optimization of PM and PdM programs. Finally, you will also ensure a culture of continuous improvement by employing LEAN Manufacturing tools.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to work with production and maintenance resources to identify improvement opportunities and propose and implement sustainable solutions for rotating and fixed mechanical equipment. You will also use your strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with facts and figures and influence, persuade, and negotiate with others.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your BS Degree in an engineering discipline combined with your experience in petrochemical / chemical maintenance and/or reliability roles, you will apply appropriate reliability tools to drive improvements, optimize costs and improve asset effectiveness. Tools may include (but are not limited to) Bad Actor Program, FMEA, RBI, RBM, RCM, Reliability Roadmap, etc.
Your strong background in equipment troubleshooting, including root cause failure analysis an d implementation of improvement efforts will be essential as you lead Root Cause Failure Analyses (RCFA's) and corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Your general knowledge of reliability tools such as bad actor program management, FMEA, equipme nt criticality, equipment strategies, etc. will serve you well as you lead the Bad Actor program, create action plans for improving reliability and drive implementation of those action plans.
Utilizing your background in optimization of equipment PM activities and strategies and in the utilization of PdM tools (vibration analysis, lube oil analysis, thermography, condition monitoring, etc.) for equipment condition evaluation and improvement, you will evaluate new technologies and alternatives for equipment repair, seeking maintenance cost and production improvements.
Demonstrating your solid understanding of maintenance and reliability work processes along with your thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment design and detailed understanding of maintenance and reliability activities associated with process equipment such as centrifugal pumps, piping systems, pressure vessels (including heat exchangers), atmospheric storage tanks, positive displacement pumps, relief devices and compressors of various design, you will support capital projects by supplying engineering expertise in the specification, design and construction of projects in accordance with plant design requirements, BASF standards and regulatory requirements.
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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.
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.