Facilities Mechanical Maintenance Technician
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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Formula for Success: You Will? Facilities Mechanical Maintenance Technician ? Wyandotte, MIOur successful candidate will be part of the Wyandotte Site Services Maintenance Department. The Site Services Maintenance Department maintains office buildings, laboratories, plants, warehouses and overall facilities for the Wyandotte site. Job responsibilities include: Responsible for the repair and maintenance of all mechanical equipment including:Mechanical sealsGear boxesDrive couplingAgitatorsPumpsRiggingWelding and pipe fabricationAir compressorsHVAC repairsPerforms tasks under general guidance of a Maintenance Supervisor.Demonstrates a team oriented demeanor conducive to all BASF goals.Maintain good attendance historyDemonstrates basic verbal and written communication skills.Interacts effectively within and outside the team/work groupWorks in a safe manner and adheres to all safety regulations.Perform crane assisted work at elevated heightsWorks with maintenance supervision, other technicians, engineers and production personnel to design plant equipment and modificationsImprove equipment reliability by maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting and utilizing all resources available. Findings reported to supervision with appropriate recommendationsSupport, maintain and improve preventive maintenance and Mechanical Integrity Program to insure equipment reliability.Responsible for SAP requisitioning of replacement parts from site special spare parts, as well as obtaining outside sources to replace, upgrade or implement new equipment designs.24 hour / 365 day on-call support for production demands. Willingness to work overtime, on-call, after hours and weekends when needed.Actively participate in plant safety meetings. Works within BASF site and corporate procedures.Valid drivers license required as employee will be driving company vehicle Physical requirements of the job include:Requires lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying up to 25 lbsRequires bending, kneeling, squatting, and crawlingRequires wrist turning and finger manipulationRequires ability to climb vertical, fixed ladders with ladder cages Requires ability to climb portable step and extension laddersRequires the ability to push and pull up to 25 lbsRequires ability to twist, turn and reach above shoulder level. Requires simple to firm grasping ability Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You? Basic Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED3 years of mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment1 year of experience performance maintenance and repair of pumps and motors1 year of welding experience 1 year of experience reading mechanical blueprints1 year of experience with email management (open, read, respond) Preferred Qualifications: Associates degree from an ABET accredited college or university 5 years of experience in commercial or industrial HVACHVAC EPA Recovery Certification for refrigerant Certifications in welding, HVAC, machine repair, machinist, or other related trade 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.