Production Operator, Geismar, La. (1900211) 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? Chemical Production Operators are responsible for conducting the daily activities related to the manufacturing operations of the chemical facility. Operator responsibility and accountability includes, but is not limited to: Working within the scope of procedures and instructions to manufacture chemical products by operating processes and equipment, primarily via DCS and PLC systemsFacilitate the transfer of raw materials and finished products to and from vessels including, railway cars, tank trucks, totes and drumsEnsures data collection / documentation of the process, interprets results and responds with appropriate adjustmentsAssists with the process and equipment troubleshooting process.Ensures the proper handling of waste streams to comply with corporate, local, state and federal regulationsParticipates in and complies with all training and development activities.Performs emergency response activities, as requiredActs in a manner that ensures that all BASF standards are maintained in the areas of safety, environmental, quality manufacturing and individual and team performance Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You?Basic Qualifications: High school diploma or GEDMinimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience required Preferred Qualifications: Minimum 18 years of agePTEC or other post-secondary technical program preferredPrevious chemical operation experience preferredPrevious military experience may be considered as years of experience.Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.Successful candidate must be able to pass the BASF pre-employment test.Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift.Demonstrate an ability to work effectively in a team environment, be results oriented, dependable, and safety conscious.Basic computer skills and a comfort level in working with computers are necessary. This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.Apply for this job.