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Lab Technician, Seneca Job

Date: Aug 9, 2017

Location: Seneca, SC, US

Company: BASF

Lab Technician, Seneca-1702456

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 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Lab Technician (1702456) – Seneca, SC

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

The laboratory technician performs routine, semi-routine, and/or moderately complex chemical and physical analyses on a variety of materials supporting production activities in a fast-paced, aggressive, customer-service environment; with variable demands and a steep learning curve.

Responsibilities include:
- Setting up and operating a variety of simple to moderately complex laboratory equipment and instruments, within predefined parameters while working across multiple labs.
- Conducting chemical and physical laboratory tests to make qualitative and quantitative material analyses.
- Working with a high level of attention to detail and maintaining necessary records, accepting responsibility for all test results.
- Assisting with inventory control of chemicals and apparatuses.
- Troubleshooting analytical processes with guidance.
- Knowledge of safety regulations associated with chemical operations, working in compliance with all EHS standards
- Knowledge of proper material handling procedures.
- Ability to work with very hazardous chemicals daily; with proper respect for the inherent hazards and strict adherence to PPE or other safety requirements.
- An inquisitive attitude and deep respect for good quality control practices along with adherence to ISO standards.
- Completing (extensive) initial and ongoing on-the-job training as needed.
- Managing on-site customer requests.

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 with a minimum of 2 years related chemical industrial experience
- Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects
- Ability to handle customer relations and communications with excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work well under minimum supervision

Preferred Qualifications:
- Equivalent combination of higher level education and 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: Night Job
Organization: CCM-Precious & Base Metal Services

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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