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Planning/Scheduling Engineer/Specialist-Staff Job

Date: May 9, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: BASF

Planning/Scheduling Engineer/Specialist-Staff-1802401

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!

Sr. Planning and Scheduling Engineer-Houston-Katy Freeway

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to provide Planning and Scheduling expertise for the Project Management Office at the BASF Corporate Engineering Services Office. Your ability to communicate effectively in teams will allow you to provide planning and scheduling services, direct support and oversight to BASF Business Units. Your in depth technical knowledge about overall project planning, schedule risk analysis, risk management, and detailed scheduling work processes for all phases of a project including FEL, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning will allow you to provide planning and scheduling expertise on multiple investments of various size and complexity.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success
- Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering, Construction Management, or other Technical discipline and/or your extensive professional experience in planning and scheduling within a project/construction, petrochemical, oil and gas or similar heavy industrial field, you will initiate, lead and support continuous improvement projects which include the development of methods, tools, and processes to improve planning and scheduling to support the goals of the Technical Rules Committee for Project Management and Cost.
- Your demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team environment, will allow you to work within global teams and experts to fulfill the goals of the relevant Global Engineering and Maintenance Work Groups.
- Your expertise in Primavera and Excel will allow you to generate predefined schedule and reporting requirements and ad hoc reports on an as needed basis.
- Your strong communications skills will be a valued asset as you interface with operations to provide technical support and recommendations on methods and improvements to minimize problems.
- Your strong analytical skills will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential issues and will allow you to support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management.
- Additionally, you will:
- Lead and conduct Interactive Planning Sessions.
- Perform studies and analysis on schedule durations, productivity, progress and historical data.
- Lead and perform Schedule Risk Analysis
- Ensure transparency and availability of processes, rules, procedures, and guidelines for planning and scheduling
- Support the schedule sections of the Project Execution Comments
- Track planned and earned physical progress, key milestone changes, identify, analyze and offer mitigation for project delays, and support reporting to management.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

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.

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

Primary Location: US-TX-Houston
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Construction, Engineer, Scheduler, Procurement, Risk Management, Engineering, Customer Service, Operations, Finance