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Welder/Assembler Job

Date: Aug 29, 2017

Location: Amherst, NY, US

Company: BASF

Welder/Assembler-1703316

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.

Description
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.

WATSON BOWMAN ACME, a division BASF Construction Chemicals and one of the top 100 companies in the world, manufactures, markets & sells a full line of expansion control products for buildings, bridges, parking ramps, stadiums and more. We offer a clean and safe work environment with wage progressions and other incentives based on your work record and time worked.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Welder / Assembler (1703316) – Buffalo, NY

This is a second shift position. Responsible for safely and efficiently performing a variety of welding related duties associated with the manufacture and fabrication of expansion joint assemblies, sub-assemblies and related pieces for Watson Bowman Acme products.
- Responsible for safe operation, care and maintenance of shop equipment
- Tack and weld steel, stainless steel and aluminum in accordance with welding codes and specifications
- Fit, tack and weld sub-assemblies such as support boxes, support bars, brackets, tie-down brackets, modular anchors, curb and slider plate assemblies, pre-stress, leveling and shipping devices, stainless steel sheet, plates, bar, etc.
- Continuous welding of lengths using semi-automatic high deposition welding process
- Heat straighten bent, twisted or warped members to drawing or general tolerances
- Set-up and operate portable radiograph burning machine and hand burning torches
- Operate all fabrication equipment: saws, stud welders, ironworkers, benders, drill presses, punches, shot blaster and a variety of portable hand tools
- Operate overhead cranes, jib cranes, tow motors and other material handling 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…

Basic qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Must have 1 – 4 years of experience reading and interpreting shop drawings
- Must have 1 - 4 years of experience in flat and horizontal, MIG, TIG and / or GMAW

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

Primary Location: US-NY-Amherst
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Night Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Assembly, Welding, MIG Welding, Fabrication, Machinist, Manufacturing