Process Engineer I-1903075 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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Process Engineer I (1903075) - Chattanooga, TN
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to provide technical process engineering support to ensure safe and efficient production at the Amnicola Highway and/or the Polymer Drive facilities. In addition, you will work in close collaboration with other engineers/managers at the site providing technical support for the production processes.
You will work under the collaborative direction and supervision of the Operations Manager.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Demonstrating your experience working in a chemical manufacturing environment, you will p rovide process engineering support for Process Safety, MOCs, PHAs, PSM, RMP, and EHS for the Chattanooga manufacturing processes.
Your strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (SAP skills are preferred), will aid you in developing and maintaining documentation for regulatory compliance as it relates to the manufacturing processes.
Using your effective interpersonal communication skills to collaborate successfully with other functions, you will provide process engineering support to Operations for process troubleshooting, reliability improvements and problem solving.
Working under limited supervision, you will develop process improvements for plant safety, quality, and productivity.
Leveraging your education in Engineering (preferably Chemical Engineering) and your working knowledge of polymer chemistry principles, application, and safety, you will assist in plant trials for new and improved products and processes.
Your robust analytical skills and mechanical aptitude will serve you well as you provide process engineering support toward efforts to improve plant productivity and product quality.
Utilizing your solid problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities, you will support plant DCS and process control strategies to improve and troubleshoot plant processes.
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.
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.