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BASF Corporation | Quincy, Florida
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Job Description

Maintenance Gatekeeper-1702554

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…

This is a BASF Maintenance position, within production that is the primary liaison between operations and Maintenance, with ownership of the qualification, prioritization, and coordination of maintenance activities. The individual will ensure work requests for Maintenance and operations resources are properly reviewed, justified, prioritized, and approved.

Maintenance Gatekeeper (1702554) - Quincy, FL

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Evaluate discretionary work and determine if feasible.
- Ensure troubleshooting by operations prior to Maintenance involvement.
- Assign appropriate Autonomous Maintenance (e.g., redirect minor maintenance activities to contractor such as moving boxes, furniture, shredding).
- Evaluate Management of Change (MOC) work requests.
- Establish scope and justification for notifications using Maintenance database.
- Determine proper priority based upon resource availability and maintenance schedules (final decision on priority).
- Confirm priority and date needed/wanted.
- Convert notifications to work orders.
- Review accuracy and completeness of notification, complete, and forward to the Maintenance Planner.
- Review, validate and document schedule breakers. Initiate schedule breaker work including defining the specific requirements to maintenance/operations supervisor and Scheduler/Planner.
- Group notifications together that can be planned and worked as a single order.
- Ensure equipment is ready for maintenance when scheduled.
- Responsible for equipment preparation, work with tenants to have cleaned, tagged, and permits issued. If building or site-owned equipment: cleaned, tagged, and permitted.
- Accept equipment after repairs and coordinate acceptance for tenant/operator equipment.
- Manage backlog.
- Work with Planner/Scheduler to review work order backlog and ensure jobs with highest priorities are planned in a timely fashion.
- Monitor routine maintenance backlog and work with Maintenance Scheduler to ensure level is acceptable and appropriate to needs of the tenants.
- Ensure scheduling basis includes an appropriate amount of preventative maintenance work versus corrective work and backlog age.
- Review Maintenance schedules to ensure they meet the needs of the production units.
- Act as liaison between production and Maintenance.
- Maintain strong line of communication on status of completed work orders and findings.
- Coordinate efforts of third-party contractors and purchased services.
- Organize "like" work orders for execution (prevent multiple preps and tag outs).

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.

*** This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.***

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…
- High School diploma or equivalent required with a minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing facility; Chemical Manufacturing is preferred.
- Understanding of BASF policies and procedures regarding a chemical operating unit is a plus
- General knowledge of federal, state and local codes, and regulations.
- Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite, including proficiency with Excel.
- Experience presenting data from reports.
- Able to work in a team environment, and must possess a valid driver's license.
- Expertise with SAP maintenance transactions preferred.
- 3rd party vendor management and cost tracking experience.

Primary Location: US-FL-Quincy
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EDN-Dispersions North America

About BASF Corporation

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.

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