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Team Leader Job

Date: Apr 13, 2017

Location: East Setauket, NY, US

Company: BASF

Team Leader-1700991

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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

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.

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 Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

The BASF division of Care Chemicals offers a broad range of ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are the leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaning agents industry and support our customers worldwide with innovative and sustainable products, solutions, and concepts. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments, and UV filters. Superabsorbents developed for the full spectrum of hygiene applications complete the range. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets. Further information is available at 

As a Production Team Leader, you will:
- Be responsible for executing the production schedule.
- Be responsible for personnel management in regards to daily production.
- Coordinate the training of less experienced Technicians in all Manufacturing areas.
- Maintain and foster a safe working environment and mindset.
- Interact with SAP for all Manufacturing operations.
- Enforce Standard Operating Procedures and department policies.
- Responsible for the maintenance and documentation of all records and logs. (Batch Record Review, Cleaning logs etc.).
- Identify and compose deviations to Manufacturing Instructions and Production Recipes.
- Identify and suggest process modifications to increase productivity and efficiency.
- Follow and enforce safety protocols including use of safety glasses, shoes, respirator, etc.
- Interact with Maintenance Department for all Manufacturing maintenance requirements.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for success....
- Associate’s degree with 2-3 years experience or H.S. Diploma or equivalent with 5 – 7 years of experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment.
- Must be able to (i) properly operate all Manufacturing equipment and Control Systems; (ii) accurately and efficiently complete equipment setups; and (iii) accurately and efficiently complete all documentation requirements of the Manufacturing area.
- Mechanical dexterity is required.
- Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Visio).
- SAP experience preferred.

We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family’s needs, no matter where you are in your career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The “Total Rewards” that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefits that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include generous company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you’ve been dreaming of, and much more.

What’s more, we believe that learning never stops. By working for a large, global organization, you’ll have an opportunity to develop your skills and build your network in myriad ways. You will build your knowledge of the many industries we serve and sharpen your skills in developing and refining sales strategies that align with current and future needs of the markets we serve.

Finally, we know that your life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to best meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.

Don’t just join us for a job, join us for a career! Come create chemistry with us!

Primary Location: US-NY-East Setauket
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: (EM)-Care Chemicals

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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