OT Technical Engineer II-2100214 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.
Fueled by a passion for color and entrepreneurial spirit, Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market. The strategic focus on pigments will strengthen as Colors & Effects plans to integrate into Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group in 2021. Colors & Effects 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. 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 - This position will help ensure availability and functionality of operation applications, both in-house and third-party software. You will routinely engage with the various departments at the site and outside suppliers of systems to troubleshoot, monitor, maintain, and address day-to-day application usage and network reliability. You will maintain inventory levels of OT software licensing and spare parts. This position will be the site OT interface with management and site operations. You will manage and coordinate project resource for local, multi-site, and global OT projects or project scopes. Develop and maintain reporting as needed. Keep metrics: uptime tracking, backups, projects, etc. Participate in OT hardware infrastructure design and maintenance. Manage and maintain security and access to OT systems.
Manage local day to day OT needs: Backups, troubleshooting, compliance, security, change management.
Develop reports as needed by the business.
Manage 3rd party vendors and OT licenses.
Be local resource for manufacturing software & hardware.
Local point of contract for OT projects and initiatives.
Safety - follow all safety policies/procedures and keep safety mindset.
Maintain local environment: Keep OT/IT/Controls area neat and orderly.
Help with testing and start-up of new system/processes.
Keep up to date with OT trends and industry standards.
Other duties as assigned.
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?
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, or in a technical discipline in computers, networks, software systems preferred, and industrial controls.
5+ years of relevant work experience in industrial manufacturing environment.
IT/OT experience with network, servers, PCs, backups, manufacturing applications, and business continuity/disaster recovery.
Experience working with internal customers to provide applications solutions & project support.
3rd party project & support vendors experience
Report writing & management.
Computer / Technical experience - MS Office, Process control systems, Database & historians, Network & Server Architecture, Reporting & Analytics.
Effectively communicate with all levels and strong interpersonal skills who can appropriately convey and process complex information.a
Ability to lead small projects & work with a team on medium & large projects.
Ability to follow OT, IT, and operations procedures.
Strong analytical skills, IT applications knowledge, and good technical understanding and working knowledge of client-server and database applications.
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.
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