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Production Operator - September 25th - Career Fair Job

Date: Sep 6, 2017

Location: Huntsville, AL, US

Company: BASF

Production Operator - September 25th - Career Fair-1703538

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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

At the BASF Huntsville Site, we make the chemistry and technology used in vehicle catalytic convertors and other environmental products. As part of our team, employees help us conceive, design, implement and validate new equipment, technologies and processes to help make our world's environment cleaner. This position contributes by controlling equipment units or manual systems that process raw materials into specific catalytic slurry, according to work instructions, knowledge of operating procedures, chemical reactions, laboratory test results, and correlation of process instrumentation.

On Monday, September 25th from 7 am - 6 pm we will host an onsite interview day! Managers will be onsite interviewing for several open roles includes Production and Chemcial Operators. We are looking for individuals that can work multiple shifts including 2nd and 3rd; this includes weekend hours as well.

Candidates that are qualified will be called and scheduled for a time that works best for them!

Responsiblities may include but are not limite to. Specific work duties, department, and shift will be later assigned.
- Follows work instructions, procedures and product specifications; adds specified amounts of raw materials into vessels or blending tanks; sets valves to feed liquid and solid materials through equipment units.
- Sets controls in specified sequence on control panel to start automatic feed.
- Weighs out quantities of powdered or liquid chemicals, following formula sheets.
- Starts and monitors feed of solid or semi-solid materials through equipment units, such as mills, heating vessels and mixing tanks.
- Dumps pre-weighed ingredients into tanks, hoppers, or ball/continuous mills.
- Adjusts controls and valves to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels.
- Observes chemical reactions; monitors gauges, samples and data recorders; and receives notification from analytical laboratory, supervisor, or other workers to make specified operating adjustments.
- Observes gauges, and instruments, turns valves, and moves controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, and flow of steam, coolant, and chemical constituents through system to effect prescribed reaction within critical limits, according to knowledge of equipment and process.
- Draws samples of product at specified stages of synthesis and performs standard tests to determine if manufacturing is proceeding efficiently and in conformity with specifications.
- Attaches hoses, pumps or transfer equipment to move completed slurry to holding area or manufacturing coating equipment.

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

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 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. Degree from a Technical School preferred.

Employees may also be required to Requires ability to use respirator and/or forced air supply equipment

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:
- High School Diploma/GED
- 2 years demonstrated enhanced math and/or science ability
- 2 or more years manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
- Must be able to work with minimal supervision and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations while performing tasks which may require multiple steps
- Ability to operate complex machines and often including use of intermediate computer skills
- Must demonstrate enhanced trouble shooting skills within their assigned process

Primary Location: US-AL-Huntsville
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: CC-Catalysts

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

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