BASF Power Distribution Supervisor (Field Service for Maintenance & Reliability) in Geismar, Louisiana

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 Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a professional like you to serve as a Power Distribution Supervisor at our Geismar, LA facility.

Power Distribution Supervisor (Field Service for Maintenance & Reliability) (1800281) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Be responsible for the safe, quality, and cost-effective execution of High- and Medium-Voltage electrical maintenance work across the BASF Geismar site.

  • Lead and direct the activities of BASF and Contract employees and remove barriers to facilitate work execution productivity for Routine, Turnaround, and Outage maintenance.

  • Provide expertise to support maintenance, operations, and capital project activities.

  • Ensure a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. The scope includes UPS systems, Power Distribution systems, and equipment up to 480 volts and greater.

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…

  • A Technical Degree in Industrial electronics or Electrical Engineering, or successful completion of a Manufacturing field service program is required.

  • Training in Electrical Testing (Power Relays, Doble, Ultrasound, TTR, High Current Testing, Thermography) is a plus.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in power distribution maintenance or field services in an industrial environment.

  • At least 4 years of demonstrated leadership experience preferred.

  • Broad-based, hands-on knowledge and experience with various types of power distribution and electrical systems, including Protective Relays, Power Transformers, Switchgear, UPS systems, and associated auxiliary equipment.

  • Working knowledge of all power distribution and electrical crafts and a solid understanding of maintenance work processes.

  • Able to 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, and commissioning.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures along with the capability to influence, persuade, and negotiate. Strong interpersonal skills are required in this position.

  • Proven ability to motivate and challenge maintenance crafts.

  • Knowledge and experience to provide technical guidance in the absence of support staff.

  • Must demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Coaching

  • Conflict Management

  • Customer Focus

  • Leading Employees to Success

  • Entrepreneurial Actions

  • Influencing & Impact

  • Leading

  • Quality Orientation & Attention to Detail

  • Striving for Achievement

  • Work Management

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-FTN Engineering & Maintenance North America 60000017

Title: Power Distribution Supervisor (Field Service for Maintenance & Reliability)

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1800281