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BASF Corporation | Huntsville, Alabama
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Job Description

Process Engineering Tech-1702570

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.

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.

At the BASF Huntsville Site, we make the chemistry and technology used in vehicle catalytic convertors and other environmental products. As part of our team, employees help us conceive, design, implement and validate new equipment, technologies and processes to help make our world's environment cleaner. This position will require an individual to support our production environment in any form deemed necessary to meet the demands of our customers. This will include influencing the production environment through training needs as they arise. This will include training a workforce that is on a rotating schedule and will require the individual to modify their schedule accordingly to meet these needs. This position will also involve occasional writing of Safe Work Permits and will oversee internal work that is done on a daily basis.

Principal Responsibilities
- Gathers data, performs statistical analyses, and issues targets and dispositions nonconforming materials.
- Prepare various production and technical documents.
- Support new product launches.
- Assists process engineers in developing, improving, testing and troubleshooting manufacturing processes and equipment.
- Provides technical support to manufacturing operators.
- Collects and records data to support process metrics, comply with customer requirements, support engineering projects, etc.
- Prepares, compiles, and records process engineering data.
- Tests process equipment and instruments to observe and record operating characteristics and performance of specified process.
- Observes manufacturing processes and recommends modification or change.
- Trains, observes and confers with equipment operators to ensure specified techniques are used, to troubleshoot the process and to assist operators in achieving optimum equipment operation.
- Leads and participates in internal audits and process reviews.
- Prepares, updates, and maintains process documentation, and internal database.
- Prepare presentation based on process data, and communicate to the group as needed.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Basic Qualifications
- High School Diploma/GED and Specialized Training and/or Certification with 5-7 years related experience
- Must possess specialized trade or skill

Preferred Qualifications
- Must be self-directed and operate independently
- Demonstrates the ability to identify and initiate work projects and/or working on multiple tasks
- Ability to operate or maintain complex equipment
- Must possess advanced computer skills
- Demonstrates the ability to influence others

Nature and Scope
- Work environment/Physical demands
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
- The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and vibration.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, and feel as well as to reach with hands and arms.
- The employee is frequently is required to stand and sit.
- The employee is occasionally required to walk.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
- The use of personal protection equipment is required such as hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, and gloves.
- May be required to work mandatory overtime and/or twelve hour shift.

Primary Location: US-AL-Huntsville
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Night Job
Organization: G-CCE-Mobile Emissions Catalysts

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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