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Operator B Job
BASF Corporation | Monaca, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Operator B-1702757

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.

Description
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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team-especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Operator B (1702757) - Monaca, PA

The Dispersions & Pigments (ED) business unit has an opportunity at its Monaca, Pennsylvania manufacturing site. The incumbent will become part of a team of operators who are responsible for meeting daily production requirements to support customer needs. The incumbent is expected to work safely, following both verbal and written work instructions and procedures. The incumbent is responsible for the following including but not limited to:
- The storage, transfer, filtration and sampling of dispersion products in storage vessels.
- Following operating procedures, site standards and policies etc. to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the site
- Conducting routine inspections and monitoring of equipment (e.g. pumps, storage tanks, instrumentation, utilities, safety equipment, tools etc.) in the filter rooms and finished product storage areas.
- Preparing equipment for operation, maintenance, cleaning etc.
- Daily housekeeping.

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 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…

Basic Qualifications:
- High school graduate or GED
- 3 years of experience in an industrial, chemical plant or relevant environment or have successfully completed an approved Chemical Technician training program.

Preferred Qualifications:
- A working knowledge of the mechanics and operation of different types of process equipment (e.g. pumps, valves, agitators, instrumentation and controls etc.) is preferred.
- Familiarity with safety practices and techniques relating to the chemical industry (e.g. LOTO, Confined Space Entry, Hot Work).
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
- A working knowledge of computers
- The job is a shift position (8 hour rotating shifts) and requires the ability to work indoors and outdoors in all conditions and the use of stairways/ladders to perform tasks. Physical strength is required to operate manual process equipment.
- Willingness and ability to work additional hours.
- Position frequently lifts 21-50 lbs. and on occasion would need the ability to lift 50+ lbs.
- Experience using a forklift.

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.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-PA-Monaca
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: N-EDN-Dispersions 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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