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Lead Maintenance Technician Job

Date: Jun 10, 2018

Location: Whitehouse, OH, US

Company: BASF

Lead Maintenance Technician-1801178

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…

Lead Maintenance Technician, 1801178 – Whitehouse, OH


This position will be responsible for maintenance and safe operations of the BASF Whitehouse Automotive Development Center.

• Must be able to investigate and troubleshoot operational problems and develop the most economical methods of replacement and/or repair.
• Review new drawings and designs during the development phase of new equipment installation or construction projects
• Suggesting modifications to conform to laboratory capabilities and limits
• Minimizing costs
• Revising and updating operation sheets, SOP’s, QSP’s, Work Instructions
• Evaluating and initiating orders for new equipment used in the laboratory operations; the design and fabrication of equipment, parts and tooling for non-capital equipment/projects.
• Must have a positive attitude and excellent work ethic and always be aware of safety and housekeeping in any working area.
• Also acts as point person for all SAP maintenance related issues.


• Must be able to safely operate all normal maintenance shop equipment including, but not limited to, welders, grinders, lathes, hand tools and be able to construct different pieces of lab equipment based on requirements, materials of construction and design. Must be able to read and interpret blue prints, schematics, and isometrics. Also perform general site maintenance and repair as required.
• Must have the ability to coordinate construction/repair and capital projects and be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments throughout the workday, workweek and project assignment.
• Laboratory and testing equipment (Examples: automatic-spraying systems, Weather-o-meters, QUV’s, Humidity and Salt Fog cabinets, scales, electronic troubleshooting and repairs.)
• All safety related repairs, installations, fabrications, and work requests, PRV (Pressure Relief Valve) replacement, testing and re-certification per site procedures.
• Upkeep of the SAP computer maintenance system with all the functional locations, review and processing of any work requests and close outs as required.
• Parts fabrication, milling and machining work for the site.
• Office equipment and other furnishings maintenance and repair.
• Exterior facility maintenance and repairs from roofs to windows and block, to painting and parking lot repairs.
• Equipment moving and utility relocations.
• In the winter months snow and ice removal.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule as required and on call 24/7 in case of plant or site emergencies.
• Must have a positive attitude and an excellent work ethic.
• Must always be aware of safety and housekeeping in any working area and insure the area is clean after each job is performed.


• Process Safety Management as required for Site Management
• Electrical
• Pneumatic
• Electronics
• Fabrication

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

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

Basic qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED

• Minimum of 5 years working in maintenance or closely related field

• Must be able to lift 70 pounds.

Preferred qualifications:

• Technical training; Associate degree strongly preferred

• Pipe fitting or welding experience

• Experience working in a manufacturing environment

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-OH-Whitehouse
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