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BASF Senior Technology Engineer - Geismar, LA in Geismar, Louisiana

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 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, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows 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 Large Employers in 2021. 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 future!

Technologist - Sr (2102778) – Geismar, LA

Who Are We?

As the leading global chemical supplier for the personal care, home care, industrial and institutional cleaning industries, and technical applications in the agrochemical industry, BASF Care Chemicals is focused on partnering with customers to create innovative solutions with great speed and agility to meet the current and future needs of society in a more sustainable way. We are proud to contribute to the long-term success of our customers’ brands by offering a broad range of products and concepts such as common household items, like cosmetics, detergents and cleaners, as well as industrial products and processes like crop protection, rubber belts, hoses, concrete, and metal plating.

At Care Chemicals, we not only care about supporting our customers and achieving strong business results; we care about our team members. We aim to create a motivating, inspiring and inclusive work environment where all team members feel supported, heard and developed. Being part of our team means showing up every day to work collaboratively across functions to win for the overall success of the team. We value bringing diverse perspectives and backgrounds together to stretch our teams to think differently, challenge the status quo and problem solve for the greater good of our customers and society.

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a talented professional like you to join the Surfactants Technology Team. In this position, you will.develop in-depth technical knowledge for areas of responsibility and will work co-located with Operations team. You will be responsible for capital projects, reliability improvements, and management of PSM activities, especially around MOC, 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, health and safety, ecology, quality assurance, and work closely with DOT members in a high-performance fast-paced Team Environment in support of the Care Chemicals business.

Come, be a part of our team and create Care chemistry with us.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your bachelor's or advanced degree in an Engineering discipline, preferably Chemical Engineering, as well as your strong process engineering basis and extensive professional experience as a subject matter expert within a chemical/petrochemical or manufacturing environment, you will serve as a Manufacturing Representative to plan, scope, and implement capital projects within constraints of an operating plant.

  • Your demonstrated success in multiple positions by taking entrepreneurial action to achieve targets in each position will be a valued asset as you manage multiple high-complexity projects of $1M or more in capital spending, and complete Management of Change documentation regarding capital projects and process improvement.

  • Your strong interpersonal skills will allow you to effectively interface with Daily Operations Team (DOT), Daily Support Team (DST), multiple disciplines in Technical Engineering Services (TES), Technology Support Teams (TST), and Global Technology Team (EMT).

  • Your strong technical skills will be essential as you help troubleshoot problems in the different manufacturing areas and support Production Engineers to optimize unit operations.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will work with global Technology & Operations to develop and deliver scope, safety concepts, schedule, and project cost estimates for strategic capacity increase, cost savings, reliability, and safety improvement projects.

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 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.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EMN/O-Care Chemicals / Operations Management-63027108

Title: Senior Technology Engineer - Geismar, LA

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 2102778