Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
The position requires a collaborative approach involving multiple levels of plant operations personnel, and the successful candidate must have excellent troubleshooting, communication, and listening skills.
Additional responsibilities include:
Install, wire, calibrate, and repair a wide variety of chemical process instrumentation including those for measurement and control of fluid flow, pressure, temperature, level, pH, density, and position.
Read P&ID's, flow diagrams, single line diagrams, loop diagrams, sequence charts, and interlock tables. Must be able to use manufacturers' technical literature available on-line, and communicate regularly with vendors' technical representatives.
Support, maintain and improve the Maintenance Process Improvement programs to maintain equipment reliability.
Familiarity with both ANSI and metric standard fasteners and fittings, as well as domestic and European equipment is required.
24 hour / 365 day on-call support for Production demands. Willingness to work overtime, on-call, after hours and weekends when needed.
Qualifications – NOTE: Not all positions are eligible for cross-regional relocation/work authorization. Cross regional is defined as movement between countries (e.g. Canada to U.S.).
High School education or equivalent
Basic computer literacy: Windows operating system, Outlook e-mail and databases, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
Excellent safety skills. Must comply with OSHA and plant-specific safety procedures.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
Two (2) year Associates Degree in a related Instrumentation, Electronics or Electrical field.
ISA certification - Experience with troubleshooting and repair of Allen Bradley and Siemans PLC/DCS and Variable frequency drives is desired.
Experience with SAP computerized maintenance management system.
In addition to the basic requirement of being able to install control wiring, the ability to work on power wiring up to 480V 3-phase is an advantage.
In addition to the basic requirement of being able to calibrate and maintain a wide variety of instrumentation, experience with air / water measurement equipment such as turbidity, conductivity, explosive gas detection is an advantage.
Ability to develop and make revisions to written documentation related to equipment repair / calibration procedures, preventive maintenance inspection protocols, breakdown / failure analysis reporting.
Familiar with Profibus Protocol
This position is part of a job family with multiple levels and will be filled at a level that is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.
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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