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 strong emphasis on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
The Urethane Applications Machine Technician will support the Urethanes Technical Service and R&D Communities by performing new product development trials and customer troubleshooting efforts in the machine area for the Construction, Consumer, Industrial, and Transportation business segments.
Working under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Technician performs tasks such as:
Support technical service community by setting up and operating machines for trials and/or customer troubleshooting
Perform housekeeping tasks around operating equipment and assigned area
Adhere to all Wyandotte site and UAB policies and standards to ensure a safe working environment
Perform maintenance tasks for equipment, including PMs, repairs, troubleshooting, etc.
Prepare product blends for customer trials
Assist team members with tasks as needed, working in a collaborative environment
Perform duties of assigned Safety Coordinator role
The UA Machine Technician will be responsible for moving and lifting product up to 50 pounds
Communicate effectively and without delay with service team and customers on setbacks related to equipment/instrument malfunction that results in the delayed completion of project requests
Operate hand tools and power tools, such as band saws, drill presses and other machine shop equipment
Ensure that the proper testing equipment/instrument and method are used as specified (Karl Fisher Titrators and Viscometers)
Ensure that all work conducted is in compliance with ISO 9001 certification
Follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively in both an oral and written manner
Support site Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) and continuous improvement initiatives through individual and team contribution
Work independently following all safety policies and standard operating procedures
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 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.