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Mechanical Reliability Engineer Staff Job

Date: Jun 23, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Mechanical Reliability Engineer Staff-1801705

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 Reliability Engineer Staff (1801705) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Drive reliability performance by using the most appropriate and effective tools and techniques.
- Provide technical support to Production and Maintenance personnel, lead or participate in Root Cause Failure Analyses, and monitor KPI data for early identification and resolution of reliability issues.
- Collaborate with Production and Maintenance personnel and provide services related to design review, repair, and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance activities.
- Supply technical support to troubleshooting of problems and optimization of 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…
- Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline.
- A minimum of 10 years of experience in petrochemical maintenance and/or reliability.
- Ability to work with Asset Effectiveness resources to identify improvement opportunities, and propose and implement sustainable solutions for rotating and fixed mechanical equipment.
- Solid understanding of maintenance and reliability work processes.
- Strong background in equipment troubleshooting, including root cause failure analysis and implementation of improvement efforts.
- Thorough background in utilization of PdM tools (e.g., vibration analysis, lube oil analysis, thermograph) for equipment condition evaluation and improvement.
- Background in optimization of equipment PM activities and strategies.
- 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.
- Knowledge and experience to provide technical guidance.
- Thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment design and detailed 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.
- General knowledge of reliability tools such as bad actor program management, FMEA, equipment criticality, and equipment strategies.
- Knowledge of SAP 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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