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Operator Job

Date: Jan 10, 2018

Location: Palmyra, MO, US

Company: BASF


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…

Operator- 1705209 – Palmyra, MO

BASF's Hannibal, Missouri Plant is one of the world's leading producers of agricultural chemicals. The operator may be assigned to the utilities unit or any one several production units at the Hannibal Plant that produce insecticides, herbicides, or intermediate chemicals.

Primary position functions include:
- Responsible for safety, quality, housekeeping, and proper care of equipment in the work area.
- Perform simple math calculations, interprets and carries out written instructions.
- Record data on log sheet; reads and interprets log sheet data.
- Adjust the process when appropriate.
- Coordinate process operations with supervisors, co-workers and technical personnel.
- Analyze and troubleshoot process problems utilizing available resources.
- Performs minor maintenance and follows maintenance work in the area.
- Maintains communication as related the process and equipment.
- Collects and evaluates samples; documents sample results.
- Monitors equipment in assigned area of responsibility for proper operation.
- Complete required training, including, but not limited to RCRA, PSM, DOT, Safety, etc.
- Support the Plant's safety and environmental goals.
- Required member of HAZMAT team and Industrial Fire Brigade

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
- 2 years of experience in one of the following environments:
- Working in an industrial manufacturing plant environment
- Working in an agricultural/farming environment with heavy industrial machinery
- Military service and a military occupational specialty (MOS or equivalent) in a technical field

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in chemical manufacturing, refining, or similar operation

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-MO-Palmyra
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: (AP)-Crop Protection

Nearest Major Market: Hannibal

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