Project Engineer-1900949 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.
In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about EUR1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects 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 .
What You'll Be Doing - We are seeking a professional like you to provide technical expertise to the Technical Organization by utilizing your 5 + years of experience in project management. You will have accountability for providing technical leadership for the development and execution of capital projects at the Peekskill Site.
You will provide support to other technical initiatives as needed for operational support and plant optimization. You will work in close collaboration with other project managers at the site, providing technical support for project management when needed.
In terms of Capital Project Management, you will lead all phases of assigned capital and/or expense projects as determined by site/business priorities and capital spending budget. This includes development of functional requirements, scope development, procurement, construction, commissioning, startup, VIP Reviews, and EHS Step Reviews.
In terms of Operational Support, you will provide engineering support to operations and maintenance as needed for process troubleshooting, reliability improvements, and problem solving. These efforts may require formal team participation or leadership, but also may involve informal work groups. Excellent communication skills and strong team interaction are essential to the efforts.
In terms of Plant Optimization, you will provide engineering support towards efforts to improve plant processes and reduce costs. Depending on the nature of the opportunity, this may be accomplished through participation and/or leadership on teams or as an individual effort.
Coloring Your World: What We Offer You ...
We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family's needs, no matter where you are in your career.
The "Total Rewards" that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you've been dreaming of, and much more.
Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.
Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Shine With Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?
B.S. in Chemical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.
Ability to lead all phases (scope development, cost estimating, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up) of capital projects.
Knowledge and experience in capital project management, structured and disciplined problem solving, and ability to act independently will assist you in your success.
Knowledge of Project Management policies/procedures.
Knowledge of basic AutoCAD.
Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment.
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.