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!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Recognizes and practices safe work habits in all facets of daily duties.
Installs, rearranges, and aligns complex equipment.
Diagnoses complex equipment failures.
Dismantles, repairs and reassembles complex equipment.
Performs work in the mechanic's skill area such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting and pipefitting. Cutting welding methods include - oxyacetylene, plasma arc, shielded arc, tungsten arc, flux cored, carbon arc cutting and gouging, and submerged arc.
Occasionally performs work in other trades (pipefitter, rigger, rough carpentry, machinist, etc.).
Completes routine paperwork as required.
Uses typical mechanic's tools and inspection gages.
Works from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches.
Uses involved shop math.
Cleans debris and lubricant from parts, work area and equipment.
Operates production equipment to check work as required.
Inspects own and others work for quality and dimensional requirements.
Uses typical tool room inspection equipment and gages.
Must read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals.
Repairs piping and valves. Installs varying lengths of new pipe, valves, and control devices for equipment modification.
Routinely rigs equipment for lifting with either hoist or cranes. Loads routinely run several thousand pounds.
Uses basic computer skills to access CMMS information.
Formula for Success: You will...
Be able to start, stop and operate all shop equipment.
Work with water soluble and oil-based lubricants.
Work on ladders, scaffolds and in pits.
Manually lift 50# intermittently. Heavier parts are lifted using other methods.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Work safely in all trades (craft) areas in noisy, dimly lit, awkward, and high areas.
Diagnose trouble, plan and perform all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul and rebuild all types of difficult and complicated plant machinery and equipment, process and special equipment involving layout and development
Assembly work requiring a high degree of accuracy, skill, and very close tolerances that are difficult to maintain.
Develop and interpret mechanical requirements and figure necessary dimensions.
Improvise to make timely, sound emergency repairs
Rework and rebuild hydraulic systems as required
May be required to construct tools; obtain and/or return tools equipment, and supplies used on job such as taper attachments, gas torch equipment, power hand tools, verniers, micrometers, surface, height and thread gages, gage blocks, indicators, and sine bars.
Keep equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition; instruct apprentices; work from ladders, elevated places, or in pits when required; work in accordance with samples, prints, sketches, specifications, written and/or verbal instructions.
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.