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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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.
At the BASF Huntsville Plant, 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 will contribute by:
Troubleshooting and repair of electrical controls, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, PLC (Siemens and AB) and pneumatics on all site equipment.
Provide technical support for all new equipment installations.
Perform and insure Preventative Maintenance (PM's) 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 drawings for equipment modifications. (ie. red line drawings).
Assist in the development of PM programs for all new equipment.
Establish or modify work procedures including PM 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.
This position will be required to work day or night shift (12s, 10s, and/or 8s) and will likely rotate through different shift schedules over time. Mandatory overtime and, at times, holiday coverage, may be required.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Minimum of a 2 or 4 year Technical Degree in a related Industrial Maintenance field
5 years of documented experience in Industrial Maintenance.
5 years experience with Electrical Troubleshooting
Ability to operate, maintain and install complex equipment
Position will require acquisition after employment of Confined Space Rescue Certification.
Experience with Basic PLC (Input/Output)
Experience with 4-20 MA (Milliamp) Circuits with I-P
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Allen Bradley/Siemens Programmable Logic Controls/Drives (PLC's)
Ability to calibrate equipment and maintain calibration
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.
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