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 futureWhere the Chemistry Happens?Production Technician ? 1901134- Freeport, TX The Production Technician is responsible for conducting daily activities related to plant operations. This could include distillation, liquid / liquid extraction, fixed and fluid bed reactors, boilers, incinerators, compressors, turbines, and other related processes and equipment.Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to;? Inside and outside operation of a chemical manufacturing unit including manual work with potentially hazardous materials, at high elevations, in confined spaces, and outdoors in all types of weather? 12 hour rotating shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays? Assuring standards of safety, environmental, team and individual performance are met in a high performance team-based organization? Performing minor maintenance repairs including commissioning and decommissioning of all types of process and mechanical equipment? Utilizing Microsoft Office software, Process Distributive Control Systems (DCS) and other computer softwareCreate 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. Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You? Basic Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED Minimum of 3 years? experience in a manufacturing environmentMust possess and maintain a valid driver's license.Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift (4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on, 4 nights off, etc.).Preferred Qualifications:Process Technology Degree or three (3) or more years operations work experience as a chemical manufacturing operator is preferred.Previous military experience may be considered as years of experience.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.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.All positions at Freeport, TX require all candidates to either possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card) from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.Apply for this job.