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Control Systems Engineer III Job

Date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Manati, PR, US

Company: BASF

Control Systems Engineer III-1703491

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.

Description
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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Control Systems Engineer for our Manati, Puerto Rico site.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Program and maintain Programmable Logic Controllers used for chemical/formulation processes at the production departments.
- Be responsible for the implementation and validation of required programming changes for automated control systems.
- Evaluate, recommend and/or specify technology for the instrumentation and equipment to be used in new and/or updated control systems.
- Improve existing automated systems based on their adaptability, reliability and costs.
- Collect and report process data to comply with environmental regulatory requirements.
- Recommend and design optimization programs to the operational areas using the data provided by the automated systems.
- Support Project Managers in the implementation of new investments.
- Support all BASF programs for Safety, Ecology, Quality, Process Safety Management and Industrial Hygiene.
- Provide technical support to Engineering and Maintenance Departments in the design, selection and installation of new equipment.
- Evaluate and integrate new investment in the automated control systems.

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: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

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…
- BS degree in Engineering (preferably Computer, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) with 8+ years engineering experience.
- Broad knowledge of Distributive Control Systems (DCS) and Programmed Logic Controllers (PLC).
- Deep knowledge of chemical/pharmaceutical plant equipment.
- Good oral and written communication skills. Fully Bilingual (Spanish & English).
- PE licensed desirable.

Primary Location: US-PR-Manati
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America


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