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Lab Specialist, Seneca Job

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Seneca, SC, US

Company: BASF

Lab Specialist, Seneca-1703523

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…

Lab Specialist (1703523) – Seneca, SC

Shift: 5:45pm - 6:00am, 5:45am - 6:00pm

The incumbent will perform complex and one-of-a-kind chemical and physical analysis on a wide array of materials for the support of research, development, and production activities. Responsibilities will include:
- Analysis and reporting of in-process / finished samples.
- Proficient in Data Management for purposes like COA generation and quality release (LIMS, SAP, PIMS)
- Must be able to establish new/updating analytical procedures using generally accepted experimentation procedures.
- Implement Lean Manufacturing tools and sustained 5S program.
- Conduct routine instrument checks/calibrations/verification/ validations.
- Consults with vendors and off site analytical institutions regarding equipment functions and performance characteristics and analytical techniques.
- Ensure documentation of lab activities (logbooks, databases, check sheets, etc)
- Maintain sample retain program
- Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
- Customer communications and support
- Completing various lab project work
- Writing and managing laboratory procedures in an area of expertise
- Coordinating and participating in laboratory 5S projects

- Adhere to established safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.
- Initiate and participate in incident investigations.
- Complete daily compliance tasks and reporting (if applicable)
- Accomplish day-to-day and recurring EHS activities
- Safety suggestions
- Proactive hazard recognition and EHS issues
- Work Permitting
- Attend and participate in Safety meetings
- Waste management activities - etc

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:
- Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:
- 2 years of chemical industrial experience

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-SC-Seneca
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: CCM-Precious & Base Metal Services

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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