Engineering Plastics Compounding Trainee / Technician-1804898 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 with strong emphasis on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
As a Technician at the Wyandotte Engineering Plastics Compounding facility, you will be responsible for selecting, charging and mixing raw materials, as well as set-up and operation of compounding equipment. A training process is established, providing a balance of computer-based learning and job shadowing experience. This position is part of a job family with multiple levels and will be filled at a level that is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The incumbent will be assigned to one of the four teams working on a rotating 12-hour schedule and will report to that team's Shift Supervisor.
Successful BASF Technicians have a highly developed teamwork competency, the ability to work under time constraints, excellent customer focus, as well as the ability to execute tasks safely, consistently and reliably. Our Technicians work for prolonged periods with high activity including standing, walking, stretching, ascending and descending stairs. They will periodically lift up to 55lbs. Daily industrial safe work practices such as Lock, Tag & Try, Safe work and Hot work.
The Technician will work a 12-hour rotating shift with overtime as required
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.
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...
1 year of experience working in manufacturing or production
Plastics compounding or extrusion
Electrical and/or Mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience
Associates Degree process technology
Experience and working knowledge/understanding of ISO/TS16949/IATF
Forklift and pallet jack experience
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.
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.