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8/26/2017
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Operator Job
BASF Corporation | Lumberton, Texas
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Operator-1702906

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 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!

Formula for Success: You Will…

Responsible for all process control within assigned area. Analyzes routine operating and analytical problems, exercises judgment, and takes appropriate action. Initiates corrective action for substandard performance in processes/equipment.

Dicamba Process Operator responsibility and accountability includes, but is not limited to:
- Ownership of company safety regulations and issues work permits when required
- Monitors DCS and maintains control of process
- Receives and acts upon supervisor instructions
- Notifies supervisor of abnormalities and corrective measures taken
- Notifies supervisor of the status of assigned area including work requests, lists for overhauls and shutdowns through verbal communication and written logs. Communicates status of assigned area to relief
- Cross trains to be ready to cover all other operator positions in other areas as requested by Supervisor
- Keeps abreast of operating and equipment changes made in assigned area
- Maintains thorough knowledge of all equipment and operations, especially procedures for emergency shutdown and start-up
- Coordinates efforts with operating personnel in related functions including assisting other operators in their areas and assisting in training of other operators.
- Coordinates mechanical activities in assigned area including: clearing and tagging equipment prior to mechanical work, following job progress, and accepting equipment upon completion of work, including satisfactory housekeeping
- Maintain control of process. Catches samples for laboratory testing. Receives, interprets and acts upon analytical results to keep process within parameters
- Maintains daily log on waste storage areas. Maintains daily record of leaks until repaired. Reacts immediately to any leaks or spills and report to supervisor as soon as possible
- May be required to work with waste that is deemed to be hazardous by RCRA or other regulation

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

Minimum 18 years of age
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Possess a valid driver's license
- Ability to perform mathematical calculations
- PTEC or other post-secondary technical program preferred
- Previous chemical operation experience preferred

BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-TX-Beaumont
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection 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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