Instrumentation/Electrical and Controls Maintenance Engineer - Geismar, LA-1903456 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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We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in 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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Instrumentation/Electrical and Controls Maintenance Engineer (1903456) - Geismar, LA
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for providing instrument and electrical engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site. In this role, you will assure proper design, installation and repair of instrument and electrical equipment according to regulatory and BASF standards. You will provide expertise to support maintenance, operations, and capital project activities. Additionally, this position ensures a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. The scope is instrumentation, some controls (DCS/PLC) and electrical, typically less than 600 volts.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education in Electrical or Chemical Engineering and experience in petrochemical instrumentation and/or electrical maintenance, you will provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment repair/ reliability, including emergency work reviews.
Leveraging your industry knowledge and experience in SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems), you will provide oversight to ensure design and maintenance compliance is properly met.
Demonstrating your knowledge and experience in providing technical guidance, you will p rovide technical support to the Maintenance Supervisor, specialists and craftsmen on difficult repair activities.
Your strong problem-solving ability will be essential as you participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Utilizing your broad based, hands on knowledge and experience with various types instrumentation and control valves, you will initiate and/or modify predictive and preventive maintenance programs as necessary.
Using your proven organizational skills, you will be responsible for defining and ensuring strategic spare parts are managed and maintained.
Striving for innovation and thinking analytically, you will support project design, commissioning and startup activities.
Your effective communication and interpersonal skills will be a valued asset as you assist in recommending training and development options for in-house maintenance resources.
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.
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.