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Production Engineer - MDI Job

Date: Apr 2, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Production Engineer - MDI-1801678

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 Production Engineer to join our Chemical Monomers group. The Chemical Monomers group offers a comprehensive portfolio of organic and inorganic basis materials and innovative specialties. With our monomers and basic polymers, we create durable links - for the success of our customers worldwide.

The Chemical Monomers group (CM) has an opportunity for a Production Engineer for the MDI area in our Geismar, LA location.

Production Manager - MDI (1801678) – Geismar, LA

You will support the day-to-day operation of the MDI plants providing the technical support needed to execute the required production plan. You will provide guidance and input to achieve and develop plant goals, objectives, and operational budgets You will be instrumental in leading troubleshooting efforts when problems arise and is a solution provider. This position requires strong leadership in safe plant operation and adherence to BASF Process Safety rules and policies.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Generate and complete MOCS and revalidate temporary MOCs to confirm they are still valid.
- Provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to Daily Operational Team for plant problems that occur.
- Provide technical and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for production, EHS, and Quality incidents.
- Participate in micro/finite production planning and scheduling.
- Provide on-call and response to any after-hour event that impacts production or EHS.
- Interface with suppliers, customers, and vendors as needed to maintain plant operation.

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, preferably Chemical Engineering, and at least 2 years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment required.
- Basic familiarity of process equipment operation including pumps, heat exchangers, and vessels.
- Understanding of chemical engineering principles and application in a plant environment.
- Good troubleshooting and analytical skills.
- Ability to adapt to regular changes in priorities as required in a production environment.
- Good communication and computer skills. Self-starter with high level of results orientation and good teamwork skills.

Position will be filled at a level commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

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: N-CMN-Monomers NA

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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