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BASF Corporation | Sparks, Georgia
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Process Control Engineer / Process Control Specialist-1702152

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Process Control Engineer to join our team at the BASF Sparks, GA Plant, one of the world's leading producers of agricultural chemicals.

Process Control Engineer (1700230)

You will provide process control support by leading the development of process control installations; provide support for maintenance activities relating to the process control systems, and support Operations on existing control systems through tuning support and applying improved control.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Troubleshoot controls problems through tuning and implementation of basic or advanced control strategies.
- Participate on project teams as the lead process control engineer and provide technical support in developing new control strategies and developing technical specifications for new advanced process control installations.
- Own daily responsibilities include control system programming, including base logic, graphics, and batch programming.
- Lead life-cycle strategy/planning efforts for site control systems
- Lead training efforts for site automation
- Work closely with Operations to execute programming modifications to de-bottleneck equipment and improve plant performance and reliability.
- Lead annual functional certification of site automated interlock checkout.
- Utilize technical background and troubleshooting techniques to improve processes and product quality.
- Ensure plant changes or modifications are captured and documented as part of the "Management of Change". Provide Technical support for risk assessments on Management of Changes.
- Fulfill the expectation of providing solutions to on-call problems.
- Serve as Officer of Automation Security.

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…
- BS Degree in an Engineering discipline, Electrical Engineering preferred, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment -OR- Associates Degree in a related technical discipline with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment.
- At least three (3) years of demonstrated experience with PLC programing, controls systems, automation, and instrumentation.
- Demonstrated experience collaborating across departments on and off site, to accomplish common goals.
- Demonstrated experience troubleshooting controls systems' problems in the different manufacturing areas.
- Ability to communicate information to colleagues across the organization, via presentations, webinars and other written documentation.

- Currently working in a manufacturing environment.
- Knowledge of chemical unit and material handling operations.
- Experience with Allen Bradley PLC systems, ASPEN, Rockwell Automation, and Rice Lake scale controllers.

Primary Location: US-GA-Sparks
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

About BASF Corporation

BASF SE, formerly BASF AG, is a Germany-based chemical company. The Company has six business segments: Chemicals, Plastics, Performance Products, Functional Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil & Gas. Chemicals segment offers products in the chemical, electronic, construction, textile, automotive, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. Plastics segment offers a range of products, system solutions and services. Performance Products help its customers to improve their products and processes. Functional Solutions segment bundles system solutions and products for customers and industries. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company acquired Revus Energy ASA (Revus), an oil and gas exploration and production company. On September 26, 2008, it acquires Attapulgite Mining, Inc. On December 15, 2008, it acquired the concrete admixture business of Kejie Admixture Science & Technology Co. Ltd. (Kejie). On December 19, 2008, BASF AG acquired Sorex Holdings Ltd.

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