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BASF Corporation | Attapulgus, Georgia
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Maintenance Planner-1702680

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.

Maintenance Planner

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 BASF Attapulgus, Georgia site manufactures catalyst for the global refining industry.

Maintenance Planner (1702680)

Responsible to the Maintenance Manager for planning, scheduling, application of standards and coordinating services of planned maintenance and construction jobs in order to minimize costs and production downtime by the proper use of craft manpower, materials and services. Determine manpower required for construction, major maintenance and routine maintenance projects to properly utilize the manning in assigned areas. Plans major plant turnarounds and promotes planning and scheduling techniques for better understanding of Maintenance and Production Supervision.

Formula for Success: You Will…

- Analyze Maintenance and/or Engineering work requests, job orders and work releases, for clarity as to what is requested. May contact originator to clear up points in question
- Visit job site. Plan Job. This includes consideration and written plan of the materials, special tools, craft sequence, and time required to perform the job.
- May review planned job with Maintenance Supervision.
- Responsible for the ordering and knowledge and whereabouts of the materials needed for his planned jobs. May also help expediting material for emergency work.
- Maintain records of, and use predetermined time values, engineering standards and work performance for developing repetitive jobs.
- Understand and take into consideration in job planning corporate safety policies and the Union-Management agreement.
- Initiate and conduct meetings with maintenance service and production personnel as required.
- Follow progress of selected jobs, seeking solutions to problem areas which delay work and seeking improvements on the scheduled activities, checking materials, etc.
- Take corrective action for controllable problems, suggests safety practices, and evaluates data for improving maintenance costs.
Work with user/customers to establish priorities.
- To prepare job task descriptions and write ups for all repetitive work, including sketches of work methods and any special safety measures.
- Oversee the pre-kitting of parts for planned work and supervise the personnel doing job scopes for future projects.
- Develop and track craft/crew backlogs and track work orders to completion.
Satisfactorily perform other duties as assigned by management.

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/GED
- Proficient in organizational skills.
- Proficient computer skills such as Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, SAP, and ability to learn new applications.
- The ability to develop detailed cost estimates of repairs and equipment outages.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- The ability to plan and prepare materials and services for corrective jobs.
- The ability to maintain data accuracy in CMMS system (SAP) such as backlog WO status, WO closure, etc.
- Demonstrated problem solving and data analysis skills.

Primary Location: US-GA-Attapulgus
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CC-Catalysts

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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