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Maintenance Mechanic Job

Date: Apr 28, 2017

Location: St. Louis, MO, US

Company: BASF

Maintenance Mechanic-1700236

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…

Working in a fast paced, challenging, and dynamic environment, Production & Technical Services team members work together to ensure that production processes run smoothly in order meet customer demands. The Production team, which includes operators, technicians, supervisors, and specialists with varying backgrounds, ensures that our plants operate in a safe, efficient, and sustainable manner.

The maintenance mechanic role is primarily to support the operation of equipment and facility, under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Work in safe manner.
- Resolve safety issues timely.
- Changeover equipment to support production requirements.
- Perform Preventative Maintenance on Equipment to ensure high efficiencies.
- Work with contractors to ensure they are safe while on site.
- Take part in continuous improvement activities.
- Perform Root Cause analysis during unplanned equipment downtime.
- Help build PM's on current and new equipment.
- Order parts and materials to maintain equipment.
- Ensure efficient production operation.
- Understand all equipment in the plant.

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…
- Safety Oriented.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Degree from a Technical School preferred.
- At least 3 years experience working in a manufacturing environment.
- At least 3 years experience in basic equipment maintenance procedures.
- Aerosol changeover and troubleshooting experience preferred.
- At least 3 years experience with proven results in trouble shooting - faulty equipment.
- Knowledge of PLC systems preferred.
- 120, 240, and 480 volt electrical knowledge preferred.
- At least 3 years of experience in pneumatic systems and controls preferred.
- At least 3 years of experience in electrical and electronic control systems, relay logic control switches, actuators, solenoids, motors, etc. preferred.
- Be able to work with direct line operators to improve their skills and troubleshooting abilities.
- Knowledge of basic computer programs.
- Ability to work with minimum supervision.
- Ability to participate in On-call rotation, supporting off shift(s).
- Ability to work overtime as assigned.
- Excellent attendance record.

This position is within a job family and will be filled at a level applicable to the candidate's qualifications.

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