At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds.By balancing economic success with environmental protection and socialresponsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. Asthe world?s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly everyindustry meet the current and future needs of society through science andinnovation. Weprovide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis onprocess safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in and are always working to form the best team?especially from within,through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. Andwe are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF hasbeen 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 Maintenance Supervisor (1805740) ? Geismar,LA Wherethe Chemistry HappensWeare seeking a professional like you to be responsible for the safe, quality,and cost-effective execution of maintenance work in all maintenance areas. Inthis role, youwill direct the activities of BASF and contract employees while removing barriers to facilitate work execution productivity, forRoutine, Turnaround, and Outage maintenance. You willprovide expertise to support maintenance, operations, and capital projectactivities. Additionally, you will ensure a culture ofcontinuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. The scope for thisrole is all mechanical work.Formula for Success Leveragingyour education and work experience in petrochemical maintenance, you will partner with key stakeholdersto develop goals for staff and execution teams which support departmentobjectives. You will drive implementation, monitor effectiveness, and take necessaryactions to meet objectives. Additionally, you will provide coaching and directionto ensure that the team successfully meets targets and track team performancefor success (KPIs / Metrics).As asubject matter expert, you will coach the Daily Support Team (DST) and supportmutually agreed upon development needs and training opportunities. Additionally,you will conduct job assignments considering developmental opportunities and trainand coach employees for success.Demonstratingyour years of proven leadership, you will manage personnel items including: discipline,conflict resolution, consistent enforcement of rules and policies, changemanagement, and engaging in effective and clear communication.Your working knowledge ofall maintenance crafts and a solid understanding of maintenance work processes willserve you well in this role as you facilitate the execution of maintenance workprocesses and activities and provide overall leadership and direction to craftsfor the safe and effective execution of work. This includes routine,turnaround, and outage maintenance.Yourcommitment to workplace health and safety will be essential as you ensure theapplication of all safety rules, assuring Maintenance personnel are aware ofand employing safe working practices and promoting safety programs andbehaviors.Yourstrong interpersonal and verbal & written communication skills will bevital as you provide daily communications, via reports, oral, and writtencommunication, on the status of maintenance in the area, including job statusinformation, incident/safety topics, production area information, bestpractices and feedback.Drivingthe use of LEAN manufacturing tools, you will identify waste and drivecontinuous improvement to enhance the overall maintenance work process andimprove cost effectiveness and efficiency. Additionally, you will share with otherareas, communicate lessons learned, and ensure consistent use of best practiceswithin maintenance execution.Utilizingyour ability to deal effectively with the unknown and unexpected and possess theability to handle non-routine and emergency activities, you will function as the repair expertfor critical maintenance and provide expert direction and guidance to crafts oncritical maintenance items, repairs, and tasks.Demonstratingyour broadbased, hands on knowledge and experience with various types of mechanical and/orinstrument systems,you will perform first line troubleshooting, repair consultation, and supportfor crafts. You will also participate inor lead Root Cause Analyses. CreateYour Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASFis the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer tosupport 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 apaycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirementbenefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you neverstop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Workingfor a large, global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionallyand personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunitiesto help you make the most of your talents and your job. This position requires all candidates to eithercurrently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation WorkerIdentification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.Apply for this job.