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BASF SIS Controls Engineer II ($$$5k Sign on Bonus$$$) in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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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!

SIS Controls Engineer II: Chattanooga, TN

We Make Chemistry

Process safety roles and responsibilities across the organization are clearly defined and include an expectation to raise, and authority to respond to process safety concerns. Senior leaders are held accountable for process safety performance. Employees understand the importance of process safety as it applies to their jobs and are responsible for following and contributing to the work processes to achieve improvement in company process safety performance. The SIS Controls Engineer will provide process safety leadership and support to the safety control systems within the facilities.

Formula for Success

  • BS degree in engineering, preferably in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Instrument or Controls Engineering, coupled with minimum 3 years’ experience with SIS systems.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the installation, operation, maintenance, programming and configuration of DCS & PLC based control systems.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the installation, operation, maintenance, and calibration of chemical process plant instrumentation (flow, level, pressure, temperature, analytics etc.). Chemical process plant experience preferred.

  • Experience with Schneider (Foxboro) DCS, Modicon, HIMA FPLC systems is preferred

  • Detailed knowledge & understanding of industrial electrical distribution, supply & control systems (design, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting etc.).

  • Detailed knowledge & understanding of PC’s, PC networks, configuration, programming, troubleshooting etc. SAP preferred.

  • Strong analytical & troubleshooting skills. Required to demonstrate a high level of initiative & entrepreneurial skills.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment – proven ability to take a leadership role in team activities. Provide guidance & support for other engineers.

  • Knowledge and understanding of predictive and preventive maintenance processes as related to I/E & controls systems.

  • Experience in the development & execution of capital projects, project cost & schedule control etc.

  • Leadership skills in all aspects of Instruments and Controls for both Capital Projects and Maintenance activities.

  • Experience in construction, check out & start-up of chemical equipment & processes, with particular knowledge required in the I/E & controls areas.

  • Experience in working with I/E contractors, outside engineering resources 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: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-EDN/OC-Production Chattanooga-60002134

Title: SIS Controls Engineer II ($$$5k Sign on Bonus$$$)

Location: TN-Chattanooga

Requisition ID: 2102967