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Production Associate- Foil-1703199

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 and are always working to form the best team-especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. 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!

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. Production Associates assist by the coordination of metal control efforts; providing the necessary reporting for teams to include daily production status reports, month end reports and production reports for team. PAs also assist their area with the production and scheduling of slurry to coat substrates.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Production Associate-FoilI (1703199) - Huntsville, AL

Reviews master production schedules and updates them as necessary. Creates and updates Gantt Charts to reflect production. Creates job packages with appropriate BOM's, Blueprint Drawings, and Lot Packages for coating and assembly. * Maintains KPI databases based on production, as well as other databases to reflect current production.
- Keys production reports, BOMs, and PLT's into SAP on a daily and weekly basis.
- Maintains and controls PM levels and inventory. Break and mix PM for production. Update lot packages to reflect PM usage. Transfer PM from vault to vault. Make SAP transfers as well. Receives PM into the site physically and through SAP transactions.
- Maintains and controls inventory levels, onsite as well as at the offsite warehouse, through cycle counts. Also, maintains scrap levels through SAP.
- Creates, updates and maintains all work instructions, forms, SOPs, and visual aids.
- Creates Bill of Ladings and Packing Lists for shipments; also, create all necessary labels for shipping products to the customer.
- Creates, change, and issue out process orders for production.
- Knowledge of Lean principles and the tools to use to continually improve departments.
- Revises production assignments per work specifications, established priorities, and availability or capability of workers, parts, material, machines, and equipment.
- Confers with Contact Supervisors to determine progress of work and to provide information on changes to scheduled production due to material or equipment failure.
- Ensures proper inventory control of raw materials and parts needed to complete production assignments.
- Provides performance feedback for annual appraisals on team personnel to Contact Supervisor.
- Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
- Analyzes and resolves routine work problems and assists workers in solving routine work problems.
- Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department and work crew.
- Supplements the team as a participating production employee.
- Ability to work flexible shift schedules
- Maintains and facilitates communication among Production Associates, Supervisors, Engineering, Schedulers, and support personnel to support Coater Up-time and Slurry Availability.
- Responsible for updating multiple databases to ensure proper completion and prioritization of processes
- Helps to ensure the Foil Area adheres to all of the Corporation, Site, and Departmental Safety Goals and Practices

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

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED
- 5+ years related experience and/or training required

Preferred Qualifications:
- Associate/Technical degree and/or coursework preferred
- Must demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain complex equipment
- Must have strong computer skills
- Must have demonstrated ability of effectively handling multiple tasks simultaneously
- Requires project management skills and the ability to positively lead and influence others
- SAP Experience Preferred

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-AL-Huntsville
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day 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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