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Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer - Wyandotte, MI Job

Date: Apr 19, 2018

Location: Wyandotte, MI, US

Company: BASF

Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer - Wyandotte, MI-1704318

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.

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The RSC I&E Engineer (Regional Service Center Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer) provides technical support to the linked regional site. This position is responsible for providing technical support for capital and expense projects in the Midwest Region. The I&E Engineer will assure proper design, procurement, and construction of capital and expense projects, usually <$15M, per regulatory and BASF standards.

Electrical Engineer I-III – Regional Service Center (1704114) – Wyandotte, MI

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Design and develop instrumentation and process control systems for chemical facilities. This includes the specification of industrial instrumentation including the material to support installation, cost estimates, quantity takeoffs and manpower requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders
- Providing engineering support for existing control systems including the preparation and/or modification of control system programs, instrument drawings, data sheets, I/O wiring diagrams, P&IDs, control system specifications, field instrument specifications, calculations, charts and graphs.
- Working knowledge of DCS automation and process controls and PLC programming
- Specifies electrical equipment and materials
- Identifies and recommends changes in existing electrical power system, suggests changes in plans to meet operational or department requirements, regulations and improvements
- Directly supports capital projects by specifying, accepting and overseeing installation of electrical equipment
- Develops Instrument and Electrical scope of work for contractors
- Develops Instrument and Electrical design basis documents for projects
- Provides functional leadership for engineering contractor working on a capital project

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.

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…
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with 2 or more years of degreed engineering experience in a chemical / petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment, preferably in a Project Engineering role or completing the BASF PDP.
- Working knowledge of DCS automation and process controls.
- Working knowledge of Electrical Area Classification NEC, NFPA, IEEE and OSHA standards in chemical manufacturing or a similar industrial operation.
- Availability for a 50% regular travel schedule to support the business.
- Very strong customer focus capabilities to closely interact with multiple organizational levels.
- Demonstrated work experience in project execution.
- Must have generic competencies of analytical thinking, communication and interpersonal understanding, initiative, team working and team leadership, and quality orientation/attention to detail.

This position will be filled at the level commensurate with the incumbent's background and experience.

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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