Process Technician I
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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. Where the Chemistry Happens? Process Technician I (1901849) ? Houston, TXBlend chemicals according to established specifications. Ensure general care of plant and chemicals. Maintain a safe and clean environment.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. Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Batch Processingo Prepare batches in accordance to blend sheet.o Familiar and identify with raw materials.o Perform quality control checks on materials prior to shipping.o Working knowledge of equipment used in processing.o Package in proper container and label container per the batch sheet.? Shipping and Receiving of bulk materialo Must have working knowledge of bulk tankers, valves, vents, etc.o Inspect tank before loading when applicableo Responsible for loading correct product and pounds required.o Responsible for quality control checks on material inbound and outbound.o Verify all shipping documents required per Bill of Lading, Material Safety Data Sheets (M.S.D.S), Certificate of Analysis (C of A) and UL Certificates, etc.? Inventory Controlo Assist to ensure chemicals are stored and handled per supplier specificationso Assist in weekly counts of finished product and measurement of bulk raw material for inventory control and correct any discrepancies when applicable.? Shipping and receiving of packaged goods o To coordinate with Traffic Control and setup loading and unloading schedules.o Ensure proper loading per axle in proper size in accordance with size of trailer.o Receives packaged raw materials ensuring that the required specifications are met.o Applies all required identification required by company procedures.o Receives non-inventory packages and products for the Houston facility and distributes to correct personnel.o Palletize according to customer work orders and secure freight for product protection and DOT requirements.o Daily forklift inspections and schedule repairs.? Cross train efficiently and effectively with co-workers and serve as a back-up when ever the need arises.? Support management and work efficiently in every aspect of the job.? Comply with company procedure by wearing the proper personal protective equipment required for the various tasks. ? Maintain housekeeping in all areas of the plant.? Identify any hazards and participate in EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) programs such as SOAR cards, reporting incidents and near misses. Basic qualifications: ? High School Diploma or GED? Minimum 2 years? experience in a Process Technician rolePreferred qualifications: ? Forklift experience? Minimum of 1 year experience with the usage of Windows based programs and e-mail.? Ability to read simple instructions and write simple correspondence? Good mathematical skills? Good reasoning skills? Ability to complete computer-based training 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.