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Technology Engineer -Geismar, LA Job

Date: Feb 13, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Technology Engineer -Geismar, LA-1800998

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…

This position is primarily responsible for the development and execution of the Geismar Surfactants Capital Plan, both divisional and central. The Technology Engineer works closely with EM Capital/Technology Team Lead in the capital planning process to ensure debottlenecking projects, hazard and operability study (HAZOP) action items, Safety Projects, and Reliability projects included in the EM 5-year Capital Plan.

Technology Engineer (1800998) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Responsible for all EM HAZOPS and compliance to related schedule while ensuring EM meets compliance to GUS procedures 20M, 40M, and 50M.
- Communicate with the global EMT team on critical safety concepts and PT curve development.
- Collaborate with the EM Wyandotte group in the development of new PDS' within the Geismar Surfactants product portfolio.
- Own the Management of Change (MOC) process for the Geismar Surfactants plants, ensuring compliance to the PSM regulations. GUS 20M requires all BASF facilities have a plant safety concept that meet the intent of 20M and are documented accordingly,
- Responsible for the Geismar Surfactants alarm management plan, Facility Siting plans, AFPD reduction plans, Oxide safety concepts, and PSI reduction plants.
- Support the Operations team on an as-needed basis with troubleshooting of the Surfactants.

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 Chemical Engineering or Chemistry required.
- At least 7 years of Production Management experience preferred, along with working knowledge of capital projects processes, HAZOPS, and continuous improvement processes.
- Six Sigma and Lean certifications preferred.
- Experience with PrimaTech Software and PSM/RMP Safety Management desired.
- Understanding of CGMP regulations are a plus.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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