At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
This position is responsible for providing instrument and electrical engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site. S/he will assure proper design, installation and repair of instrument and electrical equipment according to regulatory and BASF standards. This position provides 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 and electrical less than 600 volts. This position is a developmental role.
Instrument & Electrical Maintenance Engineer 1 (1703956) – Geismar, LA
Formula for Success: You Will...
Provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment repair/reliability, including emergency work reviews.
Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Assist in recommending training and development options for in-house maintenance resources.
Provide input into the Maintenance Budget, specifically to identify Extraordinary IE Maintenance items that need to be done on an as-needed basis
Maintain accurate function locations in CoBalt/SAP. This includes job descriptions/ tasks. Ensure CoBalt/SAP information is sustainable in the future.
Define and ensure strategic spare parts are managed and maintained, whether they are in the block or the stores system.
Review and approve IFA package (with Production Control Systems Engineer and area IE Specialists) for all area projects for accuracy and constructability prior to construction release.
Support Production Control Systems Engineer with project commissioning and startup activities.
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.
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.