Analyzer Technician I
Analyzer Technician, Geismar, La. (1900968) 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 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? Under the direction of the Analyzer Engineer and/or Supervisor, the Analyzer Technician provides preventive maintenance, repair, and support of on-line and/or laboratory analyzer/sample systems for the Geismar site to ensure optimum performance. This position is part of the Analytical Services Department which performs tasks as part of a team to ensure safe, productive, reliable, and cost efficient maintenance of plant analyzer equipment for the Geismar site. The team supports reliability efforts, innovation, and continuous improvement. This position is a non-exempt hourly position with core working hours during the work week. Four tens and five eights are current options. After hour coverage through overtime or call-out is required.Formula for Success: You Will?Provides preventative maintenance, repair, and calibration of Process and/or laboratory Analyzers in a quality mannerMonitors key performance indicators in order to enhance performance and reliabilityAssumes primary responsibility and ownership of a subset of online process and/or laboratory analyzers maintained by the Process Analyzer groupSupports EHS in compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promotes a safe working environmentExecutes preventative maintenance per defined task lists and documents details of repair and calibration status in SAP and/or LabwareCollaborates with team members to meet group goals, improve bad actors, implement continuous improvement, and share best practicesParticipates in root cause failure analysis (RCFA)Documents all appropriate Process Analyzer activitiesIdentifies opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation. 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. Basic Qualifications A High School Diploma or equivalent is required with at least 5 years of laboratory or I&E experience.The candidate must have strong troubleshooting capabilities and a high degree of mechanical aptitude.Proven track record of analyzer support in a high paced manufacturing environment.Preferred:An Associate of Science degree in Instrumentation or related technical discipline.SAP or Labware experience Qualifications ? NOTE: Not all positions are eligible for cross-regional relocation/work authorization. Cross regional is defined as movement between countries (e.g. Canada to U.S.). We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.Apply for this job.