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Rotating Equipment Engineer Job

Date: May 17, 2018

Location: Port Arthur, TX, US

Company: BASF

Rotating Equipment Engineer-1801080

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

This is a strategic-focused position where you will collaborate with Operations and Maintenance personnel and provide services relating to design review, repair, and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance activities. Additionally, it provides technical support for capital projects as needed.

Rotating Equipment Engineer (1801080) – Port Arthur, TX

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide technical support for large turbo machinery/rotating equipment outages and repairs.
- Furnish continuity over shift type operations and serve as point of contact for American and European colleagues, Reliability Center, and participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis for complex and/or repetitive problems
- Support capital projects by supplying engineering expertise in the specification, design, and construction of capital projects in accordance with plant design requirements, as well as regulatory, ASME, API, and BASF standards.
- Contribute scope development for maintenance and capital improvements.
- Perform criticality analysis, spare parts recommendations, and inventory verification.
- Provide support with Technical Bid analyses and bonus/malus reviews.
- Contribute troubleshooting skills to assist maintenance and operations.
- Participate in the Bad Actor program and handle assigned action items.
- Take part in RBM process and predictive/preventive maintenance initiatives.
- Engage with COE teams and act as the site expert on rotating equipment.
- Track KPIs and other metrics related to rotating equipment performance.
- Participate and work on Global Teams for rotating equipment information exchanges.

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.


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…
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required; Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred.
- A minimum of 10 years plant engineering experience in the refining, petrochemical, or chemical industry.
- Turbo Machinery experience is highly desired.
- Experience in mechanical maintenance, reliability and condition monitoring, predictive/preventative maintenance, and maintenance systems (CMMS).
- Troubleshooting, root cause analysis, inspection, and testing experience required.
- SAP maintenance activity experience is highly beneficial.
- Strong communications, interpersonal skills, initiative, follow up, analysis, and problem assessment skills.
- Proficiency in MS Office, Lotus Notes and SAP.

Primary Location: US-TX-Port Arthur
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-CPN-Petrochemicals North America

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

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