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Area Maintenance Manager - Geismar, LA Job

Date: May 9, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Area Maintenance Manager - Geismar, LA-1802234

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 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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Area Maintenance Manager (1802234) – Geismar, LA

Where the Chemistry Happens

In this role, you will be tasked with the development of basic and detailed design of new plants, as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities. You will lead all discipline engineers during the CP phase of the project, provide process information, and coordinates their daily activities.

In addition, you will provide expert maintenance leadership and management to the execution teams for an assigned Maintenance area within the Site. You will lead the activities of BASF and Contract employees for the safe, efficient, and effective execution of Routine, Turnaround, and Outage maintenance. This includes mechanical, instrument, and electrical maintenance, along with the work processes. This position ensures a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools.

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.

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

Formula for Success
- Leveraging your educational and professional background in Engineering or a related technical discipline, you will lead the development of area maintenance goals, ensure implementation, monitor effectiveness, and take necessary actions to meet overall business objectives.
- Leading a cross-functional professional team, you will set goals for staff consistent with business and department needs, and hold them accountable for delivering results. In addition, you will provide coaching and direction to ensure they successfully meet individual objectives and key team performance metrics.
- Your strong commitment to continuous improvement will be a valued asset as you support the development of reliability targets consistent with business needs, and recommend actions to achieve committed results.
- As a role model, you will manage talent development and succession planning for staff, including team development and building and maintaining an engaged workforce.
- Successfully engaging across the organization, you will ensure all aspects of the maintenance execution work processes are followed including notification, prioritization, planning, scheduling, execution, feedback, and reliability.
- Your broad-based experience in maintenance and reliability technical systems and processes will be critical as execute routine, turnaround, and outage maintenance in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: (NT)-Regional Functions North America

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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