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? Be responsible for the daily operation of the BASF Chattanooga chemical plant facility to produce styrene butadiene latex dispersions. Responsibility and accountability includes, but is not limited to: ? Operating compressors, pumps, reactors, heat exchangers, steam boilers, valves, tanks, pressure vessels, instrument control systems, forklifts, hoists, flare systems, scales, lab testing equipment, computers, and other associated manufacturing equipment.? Thoroughly understand the operation and capabilities of the equipment in their area. ? Technicians are expected to cross-train in additional production areas and support other members of the team in achieving a task or solving a problem. ? Technicians are expected to be able to disassemble and clean plant equipment, piping and pressure vessels.? Technicians must recognize and eliminate safety hazards. ? Accept and demonstrate personal accountability for EHS performance. ? Demonstrate sound judgment by adhering to EHS requirements while planning and executing a job. Support and continually apply all Quality Improvement, Safety, Ecology policies and procedures.? Ability to work rotating shifts Monday ? Sunday including holidaysIngredients for Success: What We Look for in You? Basic Qualifications: ? High school diploma or GED and 3 years? industrial experience ? OR ? an Associate?s Degree in a Chemical Technology Program. Preferred Qualifications: ? Mechanical knowledge of equipment breakdown including disassembling of piping and pressure vessels associated in a chemical plant environment.? Completion of Chemical Technology program considered an asset.? Working knowledge of plant chemical equipment and processes, testing, and computer skills obtained through training and on-the-job experience. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent. BASF Corporation is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, and other protected classifications.Apply for this job.