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Asset Effectiveness Engineer Job

Date: Jun 16, 2017

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Asset Effectiveness Engineer-1701943

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.

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking an Asset Effectiveness Engineer for the Utilities department in our Geismar, LA location.

This position leads Asset Effectiveness improvements to maximize profitability as part of Strategic Production. This involves developing, analyzing and maintaining plant relevant Asset Effectiveness Key Performance Indicators, identifying and managing planned and unplanned downtime strategies and driving reliability improvements. This role facilitates the development of Asset Management Plans, including capital and maintenance strategies, optimization of Asset Effectiveness, and ensuring optimal life cycle costs to achieve the business objectives.

Asset Effectiveness Engineer (1701943) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…

Lead Asset Effectiveness Improvements
- Collect and analyze Asset Effectiveness Data.
- Identify lost availability and poor reliability.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams consisting of Technologists, Production, Reliability, and Maintenance colleagues to achieve targets.
- Provide Tier 3 troubleshooting to production units as required during key events (e.g., turnarounds, production problems, audits).

Asset Management Plan Owner
- Lead yearly revalidation of site Production data with Technology teams.
- Manage yearly revalidation of Asset Management plan in conjunction with Operational Planning.

Capital Project Process Facilitator
- Serve as primary liaison to Stores, Logistics, Analytical Services, and Security for charter and business case development, and prioritization of activities.
- Be responsible for developing business case to support all capital projects coming through Utilities/XA. This includes providing input for new installations with consideration of total cost of ownership and business priorities.

Bad Actor Program Owner
- Share accountability with cross-functional team to identify, analyze, develop action plans, and drive action item completion on both Operational and Equipment Bad Actors.

Asset Compliance Plan Facilitator/Owner
- Develop and maintain equipment criticality assessments.
- Drive equipment strategy progress and use for capital and maintenance plan inputs.
- Ensure compliance of the assets with internal and external rules and regulations (e.g. SIS, mechanical integrity, inspections) via adherence to scheduling requirements or extension approval.

Outage Strategy Owner
- Define and manage down time strategy (planned and unplanned) with integration of asset effectiveness data, business priorities, and asset compliance plan.

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 an Engineering discipline required.
- A minimum of 6 years of production and/or maintenance experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment.

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.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NCG-Geismar Site

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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