BASF Machine Operator in Amherst, New York

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 process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

WATSON BOWMAN ACME, a division BASF Construction Chemicals and one of the top 100 companies in the world, manufactures, markets & sells a full line of expansion control products for buildings, bridges, parking ramps, stadiums and more. We offer a clean and safe work environment with wage progressions and other incentives based on your work record and time worked.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Machine Operator – Amherst, NY (1804035)

This is a day shift position, shifts which consist of 4 – 10-hour shifts per week. Construct and provide precision parts, models, fabrications and patterns from raw stock materials for the expansion control systems that we provide our customers. Works from 3D CAD models, drawings. Able to program, set-up and operate 3-axis CNC Machining centers and Manual Machining Equipment.

  • Responsible for safe operation of equipment in his charge and in the care and maintenance of shop equipment in general

  • Set-up and operate planner mill, cutting indexing, saws, ironworkers, benders, punches, stud welders, drill presses, press brake machine vulcanizing equipment, shot blaster, portable hand tools, milling machines, burning machines and torches

  • Draw templates and develop cut sizes for formed parts

  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Assemble or install miscellaneous components, hardware and rubber products on all systems

  • Paint systems as required

  • Operate tow motor, swing cranes, overhead cranes and other material handling equipment

  • Tack and weld steel, stainless steel as per welding codes and specifications

  • Fit tack and weld sub-assemblies such as support boxes, support bars, brackets, tie down modular anchors, curb and slider plate assemblies

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For In You…

Basic qualifications:

  • High School degree or GED

  • 2 years of experience reading and interpreting shop drawings.

  • 2 years of metal fabrication machine operation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2-year degree or Technical Degree in machining, manufacturing, or mold machining preferred.

  • HAAS and FANUK control experience preferred.

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.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EBN/E-Business Mgmt Expansion Joints-60001203

Title: Machine Operator

Location: NY-Amherst

Requisition ID: 1804035