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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Staff Job

Date: May 25, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Staff-1801129

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…

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team at our Geismar, LA facility.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Staff (1801129) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide mechanical maintenance engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site.
- Collaborate with Production and Maintenance personnel and provide services related to design review, repair, and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance activities.
- Deliver technical support to Root Cause Failure Analyses, troubleshooting of problems, and monitoring PM and PdM programs.
- Ensure 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.

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…
- Bachler’s degree in an engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical Engineering.
- A minimum of 10 years of experience in petrochemical maintenance and/or reliability.
- In-depth, hands-on knowledge and experience with various types of mechanical equipment.
- Thorough understanding of maintenance and reliability work processes.
- 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.
- Solid background in equipment troubleshooting and problem-solving.
- Detailed knowledge of mechanical equipment design and understanding of maintenance and reliability activities associated with process equipment such as centrifugal pumps, piping systems, pressure vessels (including heat exchangers), atmospheric storage tanks, positive displacement pumps, relief devices, and compressors of various design.
- Knowledge and experience to provide technical guidance.
- Background in optimization of equipment PM activities and strategies.
- General knowledge of relief device preventative maintenance activities.
- Familiarity with vibration analysis and equipment lubrication programs.
- General knowledge of SAP preferred.
- Understanding of API and ASME codes preferred.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN Engineering & Maintenance North America 60000017

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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