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Where the Chemistry Happens...
This is a tactical and daily maintenance-focused position. Responsibilities are to collaborate with operations and maintenance personnel and provide services relating to maintenance, design, and repair, including preventative maintenance.
Maintenance Engineer I (1702963) – Wyandotte, MI
Formula for Success: You Will...
Improve Asset Effectiveness and reliability of equipment and processes.
Provide first-line technical support to maintenance supervisors and crafts on equipment problems.
Provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units, including emergency work reviews.
Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Create, review and adjust Functional Locations, PM Plans, and BOMs.
Review SOPs from a maintenance perspective.
Support the reliability processes to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve asset effectiveness while maintaining safe work practices.
Develop disciplined and systematic equipment maintenance strategy and upkeep (ever-green) based upon business needs.
Provide input to Maintenance budget.
Determine cost advantages of alternatives for developing action plans to comply with customer demands for the timely repair of equipment.
Establish, monitor, and optimize Preventative Maintenance Plans.
Assist in the training and development of in-house maintenance resources.
Identify and implement maintenance and reliability best practices across the site.
Interpret codes, regulations, and standards.
Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations for use.
Support capital projects by supplying engineering expertise in the specification, design, and construction of capital projects in accordance with plant design requirements, as well as regulatory and BASF standards.
Mean time to repair for critical equipment
Number of bad actors eliminated and impact on operational savings
Schedule compliance of preventive maintenance jobs
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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 2 or more years of degreed professional experience in the chemical / petrochemical or a similar manufacturing industry.
Proven computer skills using SAP CMMS or a similar enterprise software system.
Sound technical knowledge of mechanical, instrumentation, and electrical equipment.
General understanding of industrial maintenance procedures including work planning, PM, and repair parts acquisition.
Understanding of critical maintenance activities (i.e.; static and rotating mechanical equipment repairs).
Ability to work in a diverse environment - working closely with mechanical and instrument technicians, operators, engineers, and management to solve problems and address systemic issues related to equipment reliability.
2 or more years of experience as a Maintenance Engineer in a chemical or similar manufacturing operation conducting maintenance optimization and work process improvements.
Capable of making business decisions based upon situation analysis and resources available.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Able to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated skills in the following Competencies:
Customer Focus - identification of customer needs and required actions to assure that customers feel understood and satisfied.
Work Management - ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and ensure adequate allocation of resources.
Influencing and Impact - the ability to impress, convince or influence others.
Organizational Awareness - the ability to identify, understand and utilize the power of relationships in one's own or other organizations (including customers, suppliers etc.).
Leading - the ability to motivate and develop effective individuals and teams to achieve common goals.
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.