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Where the Chemistry Happens...
BASF Corporation's Crop Protection Business in Beaumont, TX is seeking an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer.
BASF's Beaumont, Texas Site produces quality herbicides and intermediates that have helped to feed the world for over 40 years. The Beaumont Site is a key manufacturing site in the Corporation's Agricultural Solutions Division. Plant operations consist of two large active ingredient production facilities, product formulation facilities, one packaging operation, and associated utilities and waste disposal facilities.
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – 1801278
This is a BASF direct position that is discipline-specific (Mechanical) and is tactical and daily maintenance focused. The successful candidate will be responsible for collaborating with Production and Maintenance personnel and provide services relating to design review, repair, and maintenance, including predictive / preventative maintenance activities. Additionally, it provides technical support for Root Cause Failure Analyses, troubleshooting of problems, and monitoring Preventive Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance programs.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Apply appropriate reliability tools to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve asset effectiveness (i.e., Bad Actor Program, FMEA, RBI, RBM, RCM, Reliability Roadmap, etc.)
Ensures development and sustenance of Critical Equipment list
Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics for proactive identification and resolution of reliability issues
Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFAs) and corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Provide technical support to maintenance Supervisor, specialist, and crafts on difficult equipment repair problems
Provide Tier 2 troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment reliability including emergency work reviews
Participate in the Bad Actor Program and create action plans for improving reliability
Assist in the training and development of in-house maintenance resources
Establish, monitor, and optimize Preventative Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance Plans
Develop disciplined and systematic equipment Maintenance strategy based upon business needs
Identify and implement best practices across site
Interpret codes, regulations, and standards
Evaluate new technologies
Evaluate alternatives for equipment repair seeking cost and time advantages
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. This includes (but not limited to):
Spare parts determination
Support with technical Bid analysis and bonus/malus reviews
Support installation, commissioning, and startup activities
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Internal Number: 485239
About BASF Corporation
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.