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Production Operator II, Lincoln Park Job

Date: Sep 11, 2017

Location: Lincoln Park, MI, US

Company: BASF

Production Operator II, Lincoln Park-1703489

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 strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Production Operator II (1703489) – Lincoln Park, MI

This is a position for an individual who possesses basic mechanical aptitude and has experience working in a production / industrial environment.

- Follow all safety regulations.
- Follow all applicable area specific and plant procedures.
- Remove ceramic substrate from automotive catalytic converters using a hydraulic shear.
- Perform preventative / operator level maintenance and prior to use inspections on the decanning shear. Complete decanning paperwork and maintain an accurate count of catalytic converters decanned.
- Perform blade changes and basic machine setups on the hydraulic shear.
- Coordinate waste / scrap disposal activities in the decanning area.
- Operate forklift.
- Supplement and support production / material handling personnel as required to cover absences / vacation.
- Load the mill at a rate that meets the standards and goals set by the Mill Operator and/or the Production Supervisor.
- Identify maintenance issues and coordinate with the Mill Operator and/or the Production Supervisor to institute corrective action.
- Assist the Mill Operator in the execution of maintenance activities.
- Perform prior to use inspections on the roller mill and ancillary equipment as required to sustain production.
- Ensure that all milling / sampling paperwork is correctly filled out and turned in to the Mill Operator. Ensure all customer lots are properly labeled and separated.
- Clean and configure conveying equipment at the end of every customer’s lot.
- Ensure all customer lots are accurately weighed in and loaded into the mill
- Load and unload trucks as required.
- Maintain acceptable housekeeping standards in the work area.
- Assist in the training and oversight of new hires.
- Supplement and support personnel as required to cover absences / vacation.
- Familiarity with common hand tools.
- Good dependability, flexibility, and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Knowledge of proper material handling procedures.

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.

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…

Basic qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED
- 1 year of experience in an industrial / production environment.
- Experience operating a forklift

Preferred Qualifications:
- Forklift license or certification
- Previous experience as a Machine Operator
- Hydraulic shear / press or mill loading experience
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, & Excel

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-MI-Lincoln Park
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CCM-Precious & Base Metal Services

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