Training and Continuous Improvement Specialist
At BASF, wecreate chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economicsuccess with environmental protection and social responsibility, we arebuilding a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?s leadingchemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet thecurrent and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achievethis through our commitment to continuous improvement and operationalexcellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious,long-term goals. We provide achallenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on processsafety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operatein and are always working to form the best team?especially from within, throughan emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employeesto innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insightsfrom them to further advance our collective expertise.And we areconstantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has beenrecognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2019. Westrongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving teammembers and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executingstrategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for asustainable futureContinuous Improvement Specialist (1901241)? Quincy, FLWhere the Chemistry HappensWe are seeking a talented professional like you to maintainand improve the unit?s training and learning programs. This includes thedevelopment, implementation, and documentation of all training curriculums, andserving as the unit Learning & Development Coordinator. You will developand implement projects to improve the unit?s manufacturing processes, usingstatistical methods and lean tools to analyze process data and improveproductivity, reliability, and quality. Additionally, you will hold primaryresponsibility for unit standard operating procedures (SOP).Formulafor Success ? Asan expert in SuccessFactors and using your strong computer skills (specificallyin Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Minitab, Microsoft Projectand SAP preferred), you will ensure that training (including procedureintegrity) is consistent, up to date, and effective ? including fieldevaluations. ? Yoursuperior interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) willbe essential as you deliver critical live training across all teams to ensuretraining consistency within the unit. You will also manage and conduct annualfit testing for operations teams and provide all new employee training(including feedback sessions at predefined intervals to evaluate effectivenessof training and progress of the employee).? Workingeffectively on your own, you will develop content for unit training, bothspecific (e.g., JSA, critical procedures) and general (e.g., fundamentals of attapulgiteclay, safety and environmental), including video when appropriate. ? Yourfirm commitment to compliance will be evident as you coordinate training withsite/external training providers to ensure compliance.? Yourproficiency in Lean Six Sigma tools, including Value Stream Mapping, will serveyou well for leading teams in identifying areas of focus for optimal return oninvestment. ? Successfully engaging across the business, you will work with the Quality & ContinuousImprovement Leader in the development and execution of the long-term OpEx plan.? Usingyour capability of delivering Yellow Belt overview training, you will leadYellow Belt-trained employees (typically operators and lab technicians) onprojects to develop their skills and ensure success in learning and results. ? Servingas a role model by applying statistical process control and problem-solvingtechniques, you will have an Advisor role for a group of employees as theircapabilities grow.? Leveragingyour technical/vocational training or AS/BS Degree in a technical field (preferred)and your experience working in a manufacturing environment, you will manage theannual review processes, continually developing a unit brand for tying allprocedures into an increasingly recognizable and coherent whole. Additionally,you will manage the plant qualification process for operators to ensureprogress and proficiency in all designated plant areas. Create Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer YouAddingvalue to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suiteof benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to supportyou?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, youcreate your own chemistry.Thetotal rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. Fromcompetitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude 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 andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.BASFprovides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities tohelp you make the most of your talents and your job.Apply for this job.