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Production Engineer Job

Date: Oct 15, 2017

Location: Elyria, OH, US

Company: BASF

Production Engineer-1702600

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 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—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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Production Engineer to join our team.

Production Engineer (1702600) – Elyria, OH

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide technical leadership for production campaigns to manufacture products within expected standards of quality, cost, efficiency, compliance, and safety and responsible care.
- Troubleshoot and provide solutions to resolve issues in processes, equipment, and product quality.
- Optimize processes and/or seek alternate technologies to reduce ergonomic and process safety risks, quality and equipment failures, costs, and waste.
- Be responsible for Plant Trials including new product scale-up, plant-to-plant technology/product transfers, and raw material substitution trials. The responsible engineer is involved in all stages of the Tech Transfer Process.

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.

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…
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. Degree in Chemical Engineering is preferred.
- A minimum of 3 years of professional experience, preferably in an industrial discipline such as process design, process support, and/or production. Team would also consider candidates with less years of experience if they have also complete BASF's PDP engineering program.
- Must possess a strong technical/problem solving aptitude and skills in interpreting and presenting data.
- Demonstrate the interpersonal skills needed to build trust and establish relationships quickly and effectively.
- Must display initiative and a strong drive to achieve results.
- Strong verbal and written skills are a must.
- Must be a proactive self-starter and capable of working with limited direction.
- Must have demonstrated competency in: critical thinking and decision-making, ingenuity, results orientation, building trust, continuous learning, and collaboration.
- Candidate should be willing and capable of complying with Environmental Health and Safety standards at the plant.

Primary Location: US-OH-Elyria
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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