BASF Product Development and Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician in Freeport, Texas

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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Product Development and Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician – Freeport, TX

This is a position for a PD/QA Laboratory Technician to support the Acrylic Monomers and Oxo Alcohols Business Unit Production Areas of the Freeport Site. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Release of product, generate the required Certificate of Analysis (COAs).

  • Developing methods for a variety of instruments.

  • Following established quality, safety and environmental procedures and policies.

  • Authoring and/or updating procedures.

  • Operating Lab instruments and equipment in a safe and professional manner.

  • Maintaining Lab equipment, ensuring adequate Lab supply inventories, conducting instrument calibrations/checks, etc.

  • Maintaining QA area in a safe, neat, clean, and organized manner.

  • Working with various departments to manage the Quality Assurance process to fulfill customers' requirements as well as process development projects.

  • Contribute ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and/or the overall effectiveness of the laboratories and their team.

  • Working with SAP to manage lab and shipping data.

  • Participate in monthly safety meetings and make presentations.

  • Work with a diverse team including lab analysts, production, and logistics to ensure the best overall result for BASF.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of chemical laboratory experience OR a technical Bachelor’s Degree with 1 year of chemical laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline

  • 1 year of experience with the following instrumentation: titration, GC, HPLC, TOC, and wet analysis.

  • Quality Assurance experience – knows the various tests that are run as this position will also serve as a Trainer

  • SAP Quality Management experience

  • Experience in a production environment

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office) and experience with SAP and Compass CDS software

  • Mechanical aptitude

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: NCF/FPL-Analytical Services-63008675

Title: Product Development and Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1804185