Chemical Operator-2002928 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.
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 in 2020 as one of America's Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Chemical Plant Operator (2002928) - Livonia, MI
An energetic, self-starter is being sought to join the Livonia operations team. The successful candidate will perform the tasks required to manufacture and package polyurethane specialties products in a safe, efficient and environmentally sound manner.
The Livonia Resin Operator is responsible for the following:
Following all safe work and operations policies and procedures while on duty at the site, in this safety sensitive position.
Charging bulk and packaged chemicals, powders, and additives to blenders or reactors.
Ability to read and understand batch-sheet and computer instructions.
Continuous and effective communication with co-workers and shift supervisors.
Driving fork trucks and moving pallets and totes of product throughout the plant.
Operate plant equipment in a manner and condition to safely produce quality product.
Maintain housekeeping and 5S practices at an excellent level.
Give an accurate and relevant turnover to relief operator in both verbal and written formats.
Perform equipment, safety and other required checks or inspections in an accurate, neat and timely manner (e.g. plant safety check lists, area inspections, respirator and mobile equipment inspections).
Properly handle all waste (hazardous and non-hazardous) and associated paperwork according to regulations and BASF policies.
Active participation in Livonia site safety and EHSQ programs including the sites Exposure Reduction Program (SOUL).
Use required Personal Protective Equipment, including a full-face cartridge respirator, when necessary.
Complete LMS training requirements on time. Orange tract.
Plant operations are Sunday - Friday. Fixed non-rotating shifts. 40-hour work week plus overtime opportunities:
3rd Shift - Sun - Fri, 22-30 PM - 07-00AM
1st Shift - Mon - Fri, 6-30 AM - 15-00 PM
2nd Shift - Mon - Fri, 14-30 PM - 23-00 PM
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.
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...
High School Diploma or GED.
2 years fork truck driving experience.
5 years of chemical related work experience in batch operations.
Batch manufacturing experience, chemical production environment preferred
Mechanical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills preferred
Accurately performs basic math
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
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.
Organization: N-PMN/OS-Business Mgmt PU Systems-63026477
Internal Number: 641024
About BASF Corporation
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.