Instrument Tech-1901120 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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. 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!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Instrument Tech - 1901120 - Huntsville, Alabama
At the BASF Huntsville Site, we make the chemistry and technology used in vehicle catalytic convertors and other environmental products. As part of our team, employees help us conceive, design, implement and validate new equipment, technologies and processes to help make our world's environment cleaner.
Our Maintenance Department plays a vital role in the success of our plant. This position contributes by performing instrumentation and/or mechanical maintenance repairs including electrical, electronic, mechanical and hydraulic, PLC troubleshooting, and pneumatic troubleshooting and repair of all site equipment.
Troubleshooting and repair of electrical controls, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, Programmable Logic Controller or PLC (Siemens and Allen Bradley) and pneumatics on all site equipment.
Provide technical support for all new equipment installations.
Perform and ensure Preventive Maintenance are completed per schedule and that all plant lab and weighing systems are performing within the specifications of the process requirements.
Gather and analyze technical data and recommend needed repairs or modifications on production equipment.
Update all electrical / mechanical drawing for equipment modifications (ie. red line drawings).
Assist in the development of the PM programs for all new equipment.
Establish or modify work procedures including PMs to meet the demands of the site.
Make recommendations to improve maintenance and production operations.
Create corrective work notifications in SAP for all production equipment.
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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You...
High School Diploma or GED
5 or more years work experience in Instrumentation Maintenance and Repair, Industrial Maintenance and/or related experience.
Confined Space Rescue Certificaton (SOP-1091) is required
Associates or Technical Degree
Project Management experience
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Allen Bradley/Seimens Programmable Logic Controls/Drives (PLC's)
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.