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Construction Supervisor I - III-1703129

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 a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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.

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…

We are seeking a Construction Supervisor, Developmental to join our team.

This position is responsible for representing BASF on the construction of small ($50,000) to medium ($5 Million) size projects within the Midwest Regional Service Center Sites. As such, this person will provide front-end input to project managers to develop construction strategies and schedules, and provide the interface between the BASF project team and the construction contractors. Primary responsibilities include the management of the construction sites with regards to safety, quality, schedule, cost, and compliance to specifications.

Construction Supervisor II (1703129) - Wyandotte, MI

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Serve as the primary BASF interface to the construction contractor, project team, operations, and engineering groups; especially with regard to installation and execution activities and resolving field problems.
- Provide technical expertise and consultation (constructability) in the design, contract development/bidding, and construction phases of projects.
- Coordinate site visits, interpret bid specifications, and explain site-specific security and safety regulations.
- Responsible for providing and maintaining a safe worksite. Has pro-active involvement with contractors to prevent accidents and injuries. Conducts incident investigations, if necessary.
- Closely monitor contractors and provide guidance to ensure full understanding of the scope and minimize construction claims. In general, must be able to analyze and choose low-cost alternatives in execution of the work.
- Continually inspect the construction work to assure that job schedules are maintained and that work is being performed safely as per codes and design specifications.
- Must be constantly vigilant to ensure that quantity and quality of materials, equipment, and contract labor meet contract requirements.
- Document field activities and products necessary reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
- Coordinate duties of other construction engineers and/or contract inspectors.
- Support Project Team in the review and authorization of field changes.
- Verify and approve invoices to validate accuracy with respect to work performance and/or equipment delivered, and recommends approval for payment.

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…
- A Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline (Construction Management preferred) and 2 or more years of experience in the chemical / petrochemical or a similar manufacturing environment. (Experience in construction supervision strongly preferred.)
- Demonstrated work experience in project execution with a strong safety background and a deep understanding of OSHA, construction, and general chemical plant safety requirements.
- A strong technical background in mechanical equipment installation / pipe fitting / HVAC or demonstrated experience in the chemical industry where related technical skills were applied.
- Working knowledge of chemical process equipment including, but not limited to, rotating equipment, heat transfer, solids handling, storage tanks and vessels.
- Experience with petro-chemical plant construction techniques and demonstrated knowledge of various engineering design disciplines.
- Be familiar with quality control techniques and their application in the construction industry.
- General knowledge of project execution and ability to manage non-technical phases of construction (e.g., planning and scheduling, material receiving, progress tracking, etc.).
- Be able to understand and enforce contract documents.
- Act independently regarding most daily and weekly activities, and interacts with supervising manager usually on a consulting and reporting basis.

Desired: The following attributes are considered desired skill sets that the candidate would benefit from:
- Knowledge of the BASF Project Execution Roadmap
- Working knowledge of process measurement and control instruments
- Ability to interact and communicate at a high competency level in manufacturing technical discussions.

Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance 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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