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Maintenance Scheduler Job

Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Maintenance Scheduler-1705416

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF is The Chemical Company focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each day. We have big goals and we're working hard to build our Maintenance team.

This is where you come in.

This position is responsible for developing, communicating, and maintaining a workable multi‐craft schedule to balance work requirements, production priorities, and maintenance resource within an area for Routine, Turnaround, and Outage work. It ensures the effective deployment of all crafts, equipment, and outside resources required to complete a job. This position supports the safe, quality, and cost-effective execution of maintenance work.

Maintenance Scheduler (1705416) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Facilitate weekly scheduling with Production and Maintenance for resource balancing to ensure job schedules meet the timing requirements of production.
- Develop detailed weekly schedule for all maintenance crafts, including central support crafts. Develop 2- to 3-week look-ahead schedules.
- Validate area crafts, central support crafts, equipment, and outside resources/services availability.
- Provide input into staffing changes that may be necessary based on historical trends and forecasts, including shutdowns, outages, and turnarounds.
- Interface with Turnaround and Capital Project Teams to ensure coordination, efficiency, and effectiveness.
- Collect data for daily and weekly schedule compliance, schedule breakers, and overtime, and monitor results to make recommendations to for continuous improvements.
- Validate daily schedule (from weekly schedule) by conducting afternoon check-ins with production and others. Determine the status of current day’s work and confirmation of next day activities.
- Work with the Maintenance Gatekeepers to handle schedule breakers based on process needs and the current business environment.

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…
- Associate’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in petrochemical maintenance and/or operations; OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 10 years of experience in chemical/petrochemical maintenance and/or operations.
- In-depth knowledge of maintenance systems and equipment, planning, and scheduling preferred.
- Understanding of multiple crafts (e.g., mechanical, I/E, scaffolding, rigging, excavation) is a plus.
- Possess a good working knowledge of all crafts and a solid understanding of maintenance work processes.
- Deal effectively with the unknown and unexpected, and possess the ability to handle non-routine and emergency activities, such as schedule breakers, plant shutdowns, start-up, and commissioning.
- Ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures along with the ability to influence, persuade and negotiate. Strong interpersonal skills are required in this position.
- Experience with SAP is a plus.
- Must demonstrate the following competencies:
- Drive Innovation
- Collaborate for Achievement
- Embrace Diversity
- Communicate Effectively
- Strive for Sustainable Solutions
- Develop Self and Others
- Act with Entrepreneurial Drive
- Demonstrate Customer Focus

This position requires the incumbent to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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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