BASF Rotating Equipment Planner in Freeport, Texas

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Rotating Equipment Planner – Freeport, TX

This position is responsible for managing unplanned work and developing job plans to drive work execution efficiency and asset availability. This includes generating work steps with labor, material, equipment and services, estimating labor and material costs; creating job packets for field execution and continually improving job plans via updates based upon feedback from the Execution Teams. The scope is rotating equipment work.

Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create job plans for the effective execution of work by providing job scopes, job step sequence, labor and material requirements, skill requirements, specifying the necessary tools and equipment, external resources, and determining work order costs.

  • Identify permitting requirements and isolation requirements.

  • Create task lists (job plan library) for recurring jobs.

  • Create purchase requisitions and reservations for necessary materials, equipment or services and orders material.

  • Forward completed “ready-to-schedule” job packages to the Scheduler.

  • Continually improve the job plans by collaborating with Maintenance Supervisors and Engineers to

  1. Maintain a spare parts inventory

  2. Build & Maintain Bill of Materials for area equipment

  3. Continually update task lists (job libraries) to ensure: necessary changes or improvements are incorporated, and efficiencies are captured per job feedback

  4. Obtaining and analyzing feedback from the work crew through the job feedback process

  • Review work scopes for changes which would result in triggering a Management of Change (MoC)

  • Create Job Packets as needed by providing spec sheets, vendor manuals, P&IDs, pictures, isolation plans, job plan/feedback form, etc.

  • Assist in emergency or critical priority jobs by expediting materials and coordinating other crafts/resources and fulfilling any other activities (non-standard) assigned by the supervisor.

  • Deal effectively with the unknown and unexpected and possess the ability to handle non-routine and emergency activities, such as schedule breakers, plant shutdowns, start-up, etc.

  • Manage the backlog of unplanned work

  • Clarify incomplete or unclear work notifications with asset management.

  • Group work orders and/or notifications together that can be planned and completed as a single order.

  • Determine the appropriate degree of planning.

  • Utilize the proper SAP status codes including work order start and finish dates to allow proper scheduling of the work order.

  • Participate in the QA /QC program for millwright craft 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:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent and 8 years of petrochemical experienceOR

  • Associates Degree in Millwright Trade and 5 years of petrochemical experience

  • 5 years of hands on mechanical troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of rotating equipment systems and crafts

  • 1 year experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP is a plus.

  • Understanding of maintenance scheduling

  • Ability to procure and expedite materials and resources.

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.

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-FTN Engineering & Maintenance North America 60000017

Title: Rotating Equipment Planner

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1801817