Process Technician - Chattanooga, TN-1700922
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.
Are you a high achiever looking for an opportunity to directly impact the success of your team and the organization?
- Are you passionate about collaborating with world-class colleagues to solve complex challenges?
- Do you have a global mindset and a passion for innovation and sustainability?
If this sounds like you, then we want to get to know you...
We are BASF, the world's largest chemical company and the leader in sustainable chemical solutions.
At BASF, We Create Chemistry to focus on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day. We are proud to be recognized as one of DiversityInc's top 50 companies. We have big goals for our Chattanooga site and we're working hard to build our Production team.
As an employee of BASF Chattanooga, you will:
Be eligible for great medical, dental and vision benefits from day one
Be able to take advantage of one of the most competitive retirement savings plans in the industry
Have access to a number of perks, including cell phone bill discounts, back-up daycare, fitness reimbursement and merchandise deals
Work for a company that promotes career growth and development, with training programs and tuition reimbursement
Join a team that puts safety first!
This is where you come in.
As a Process Technician, you are responsible for the daily operation of the BASF Chattanooga chemical plant facility to produce styrene butadiene latex dispersions. Your responsibilities include operating compressors, pumps, reactors, heat exchangers, steam boilers, valves, tanks, pressure vessels, instrument control systems, forklifts, hoists, flare systems, scales, lab testing equipment, computers, and other associated manufacturing equipment.
Technicians are tested and expected to thoroughly understand the operation and capabilities of the equipment in their area. Technicians are expected to cross-train in additional production areas and support other members of the team in achieving a task or solving a problem. Technicians are expected to be able to disassemble and clean plant equipment, piping and pressure vessels.
Technicians must recognize and eliminate safety hazards. Accept and demonstrate personal accountability for EHS performance. Demonstrate sound judgment by adhering to EHS requirements while planning and executing a job. Support and continually apply all Quality Improvement, Safety, Ecology policies and procedures.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Graduation from an accredited high school and have minimum 3 years industrial job experience - OR -
18 months industrial experience with a Bachelors degree or military background
Completion of Chemical Technology program considered an asset.
Working knowledge of plant chemical equipment and processes, testing, and computer skills obtained through training and on-the-job experience.
Mechanical knowledge of equipment breakdown including disassembling of piping and pressure vessels associated in a chemical plant environment.
Primary Location: US-TN-Chattanooga
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Organization: N-EDN-Dispersions North America