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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a Cost Control Engineer to work within our Corporate Engineering Services Department to hold responsibility for providing cost control supporting capital projects and turnarounds throughout North America.
Cost Control Engineer, Sr. (1705101) – Houston, TX
You will work both independently and with a team in carrying out project's cost control and forecasting efforts.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Provide cost controls for large capital investments and turnarounds of various size and complexity.
Actively participate in the overall cost control process, ensuring proper progress tracking and change management systems are in place, and effectively functioning in detailed engineering and construction phases of projects.
Provide proper variance explanation and root causes analysis of changes.
Develop turnaround estimates, project and turnaround cost forecasts, and preparing project and turnaround cost reports.
Assist in the development and improvement of cost controlling and tools and processes.
Apply strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential issues. In addition, support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management.
Perform studies and analysis.
Carry out bid analysis for complex service contracts.
Execute audits of invoices.
Evaluate filed change orders and validate contractor estimate and pricing.
Develop and support of contracting strategy for projects and turnarounds.
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.