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Instrument Electrical Engineer Job

Date: Jun 13, 2017

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Instrument Electrical Engineer-1701881

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 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 Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2017.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

This position is responsible for providing instrument and electrical engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site. The successful candidate will assure proper design, installation, and repair of instrument and electrical equipment in compliance with regulatory and BASF standards. The role will provide expertise to support maintenance, operations, and capital project activities. Additionally, this position ensures a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. The scope is instrumentation and electrical less than 600 Volts.

Instrument Electrical Engineer (1701881) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment repair/reliability including emergency work reviews.
- Contribute technical support to the Maintenance Supervisor, specialists, and craftsmen on difficult repair activities.
- Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.

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 Electrical or Chemical Engineering required.
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in instrumentation and/or electrical maintenance in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment.
- Broad-based, hands-on knowledge and experience with various types of instrument and electrical systems, equipment, and software.
- Solid understanding of maintenance work processes.
- Ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures along with the capacity to influence, persuade, and negotiate by leveraging strong interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge and experience in providing technical guidance to instrument technicians and electricians.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America


Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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