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Operator I Job

Date: Apr 14, 2018

Location: Sparks, GA, US

Company: BASF

Operator I-1800646

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…

BASF's Sparks, Georgia Site is a leading producer of crop protection products including fungicides and insecticides. We are looking for an Operator I for our operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Safely operate equipment based on work instructions and procedures.

• Operation and manipulation of highly automated packaging equipment to fill liquids or dry granule containers constituting a finished package.

• Operation of processing equipment. Batching, blending, or mixing into finished product.

• Ensure batches are properly charged. Record batching information, code, add, and total production quantities.

• Make use of company IT systems for transaction booking.

• Ensure quality control of finished product weights, labeling, placarding, coding, and marking.

• Assign Material Handlers to work station on production line and make sure all tasks are being completed satisfactorily.

• Record and compute finished quantities produced. Record information on tally tickets, properly code finished goods and all packaging used.

• Ensure processing equipment is operating in compliance with company training and all federal, state, and local regulations.

• Instruct and train production workers in job assignments as needed.

• Provide assistance with special projects as assigned.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Basic Qualifications:

• HS Graduate or accredited GED required.

• 2 years experience or equivalent required in production/maintenance operations.

• Must have demonstrated ability to successfully be a part of teams in a production/manufacturing environment.

• Must be willing to work on a rotating shift.

• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb stairs, and climb ladders

• Must be able to complete tasks that require various PPE such as respirator, protective clothing, fall protection

• Execute tasks that require standing for long periods of time, bending, lifting

• Good written and verbal communication skills

• Must be able to be certified to operate a forklift

• General computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Technical understanding of highly automated filling and manufacturing equipment

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Sparks
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

Nearest Major Market: Valdosta

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