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Electrical Designer Job

Date: Mar 15, 2017

Location: Wyandotte, MI, US

Company: BASF

Electrical Designer-1700366

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.

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.

And 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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

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 investing 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.


Formula for Success: You Will be…

Responsible for providing Electrical design support for new chemical plants, major expansions, debottlenecking of existing plants and infrastructure facilities including conception, design, and execution phases of projects. Technical direction is provided by the Site Electrical Engineer. This position participates in teams, internal committees and ad hoc assignments to represent the Electrical discipline. This includes interaction with other sites and North American personnel to review, validate, and provide feedback on new and revised BASF Technical Standards, Corporate policies and procedures.


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

Ingredients for Success: You Will…
- Associates Degree in a technical discipline with at least 5 years experience as an Electrical Designer in an industrial plant environment
- Knowledge of electrical equipment and systems 13.8KV and below, including Motor Control Centers and Substations
- Experience with design and specification of electrical system components (power and controls) and control panel layout and design
- Experience with Microstation or AutoCAD , with the ability to develop, review and maintain electrical drawings (one-line drawings, etc.) and diagrams
- Knowledge and familiarity with National Electric Code
- Computer proficiency with engineering software to perform basic engineering calculations
- Good verbal and written communication skills

- Experience with SKM
- Working experience in a Chemical plant environment
- Knowledge of electrical area classification
- Understanding of best industry practices regarding maintenance activities and work processes
- Knowledge of the BASF Project Execution Roadmap
- Proficient in use of SAP
- Ability to interact and communicate at a high competency level in manufacturing technical discussions

Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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