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BASF Laboratory Technician in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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 a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Laboratory Technician - Chattanooga, TN

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for 1) quality assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished latex products for the BASF Corp. Dispersions Plant in Chattanooga, TN within the scope of the BASF Quality Policy and ISO 9001 Quality Management System, 2) using appropriate software to evaluate data based on internal and external specifications, 3) support the continuous improvement of lab and plant processes through QA/QC activities and meet and/or exceed customer expectations.

Formula for Success

  • 2-year associates degree or technical degree in Chemisty/Analytical testing or related field and lab experience OR High School diploma with 2 years of lab experience

  • Experience with emulsion polymerization products is preferred

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment on a rotating shift

  • Basic understanding of general chemistry

  • Basic understanding of theory, operation, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation such as gas chromatographs, viscometers, spectrophotometers, pH meters, moisture solids analyzers, etc.

  • Basic understanding of the techniques of quality assurance and quality control

  • Basic understanding of math and statistics

  • Basic understanding of ISO/RCMS quality system requirements

  • Basic computer skills using software packages such as Microsoft Office, Infinity QS Proficient (SPC software), SAP, Lotus Notes, etc.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EDN/OC-Production Chattanooga-60001288

Title: Laboratory Technician

Location: TN-Chattanooga

Requisition ID: 2103739

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