Operations Engineer I
AtBASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancingeconomic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, weare building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?sleading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meetthe current and future needs of society through science and innovation. 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 2019.Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Operations Engineer I (1901909) ? Greenville,OH Wherethe Chemistry Happens Weare seeking a professional like you to be responsible for supporting theday-to-day operation of the respective plant the position supports. Inthis role, you will provide the technical support needed to execute therequired production plan. You will also demonstrate strong leadership inthe area of safe plant operation and adherence to BASF Process Safety rules andpolicies. Youwill play an important role in driving standardization across shifts, optimizeproducts cycle time and work closely with other support groups like Maintenanceto ensure proper priorities are placed. Additionally, you will leadtroubleshooting efforts and provide solutions when problems arise.Formula for SuccessLeveragingyour education in Engineering or Chemistry and your experience in chemicalproduction or maintenance, you will provide guidance andinput to the achievement and development of plant goals, objectives andoperational budgets.Yourexcellent computer skills, ABB and Triconex automation knowledge, andfamiliarity with EHS procedures/standards will be a valued asset as you generate & complete MOC's and revalidate temporary MOC's to confirmtheir validity.Relyingon your familiarity with instrumentation (lab and field) and your solidproblem-solving skills, you will provide technicalsupport and troubleshooting expertise to the daily Operational Team for plantproblems that arise.Working as a team player, you can expect to beon-call and respond to any after hour event that impacts production or EHS.Demonstratingyour experience in root cause failure analysis, you will provide technical input andleadership support in root cause failure analysis for production, EHS, andquality incidents.Utilizing your strong understanding of ProcessSafety Concepts and their applications, you will lead PHAs (Process HazardsAnalysis) and assigned process safetyimprovement activities.Yourknowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles will serve you well as you identify Lean opportunities and support implementation of these Leanprojects.Yourexcellent communication skills and interpersonal understanding will be essential as you assist and support the Production Supervisorwith scheduling to ensure adequate shift coverage is maintained. You will also partner with the ProductionSupervisor to maintain safe operation and reliability of the plant.Yourproject management experience and previous participation in a debottleneckingproject will serve you well as you lead projects todebottleneck equipment.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.Apply for this job.