Technology Engineer, Trilon M ? Theodore, AL
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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.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 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable futureTechnology Engineer, Trilon M (1804155) ? Theodore, AL Where the Chemistry Happens We are seeking a professional like you to develop in-depth technical knowledge for areas of responsibility and work co-located with Operations team. In this role, you will manage capital projects, reliability improvements, management of PSM activities, safety reviews, and process safety information. You will assist the Daily Operations Team (DOT) in technical troubleshooting and participate in weekend on-call rotation. You will participate in the coordination of production, maintenance, technology improvements, continuous improvement KPI tracking, health and safety, ecology, quality assurance, and work closely with DOT members in a high-performance team environment. You will also work internationally in support of global chelates business, as required.Formula for Success Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering discipline (preferably Chemical) or Chemistry, as well as your extensive professional experience within a chemical or manufacturing environment, you will lead process optimization and technology innovation by identifying, evaluating, developing, prioritizing, and implementing improvement ideas for de-bottlenecking and troubleshooting of processes. This includes improving performance, reliability, impact operational costs, and addressing business needs using continuous improvement methodologies (With a specific focus on granulation unit).Your demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management is critical as you will ensure plant changes or modifications are captured and documented as a part of PSM ?Management of Change?.Successfully engaging across the business, you will coordinate the overall capital plan with the Technology team and serve as a manufacturing representative on capital projects, executing commissioning and startup of those projects. Additionally, you will work with the Operations Team in the development of plant trials, experiments, and data collection and promote interaction between NAFTA chelate production and global technology by serving on multi-site teams to solve chelate chemistry-wide problems and implement solutions.Your robust technical skills and knowledge will be a valued asset as you lead the PHA process, own and manage critical process safety systems and documentation for units of expertise and provide technical support for risk assessments on Management of Change to ensure changes do not jeopardize plant safety.In an effort to accomplish goals and improve Operations efficiency, you will exercise your talents using automation tools and techniques.Your desire to continuously learn and grow will be necessary as you develop in-depth technical knowledge of chelate chemistry and one or more operating units to assist with process improvement, troubleshooting activities and turnaround planning (Exchange with North American chelate chemistry, global technology exchange, etc.) Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer YouAdding 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 investing 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.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.Apply for this job.