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BASF Engineer II, Light Duty Material Prep - Huntsville, AL in Huntsville, Alabama

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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America’s Best Employers. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Light Duty Material Prep Engineer II (2003004) – Huntsville, AL

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for optimizing the performance of all Light Duty Material Prep production lines and processes while achieving the highest quality and process discipline. In this role, you will support Operators to minimize cycle time, downtime and scrap, as well as two-way coordination of work with other departments such as Quality, Maintenance and Engineering. You will also work with the Supervisor to maintain a high level of safety for everyone on the shift. Additional responsibilities will include projects, investigations and being a backup for Supervisors.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop in depth knowledge of the Material Prep processes and product requirements and gain base level experience for future higher-level engineering roles or leadership roles.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial preferred) and manufacturing experience, you will provide primary engineering support for a 24/7 operation.

  • Using your strong knowledge of process safety, you will support process and behavioral safety by upholding high standards on the shift, contributing to safety improvements and investigating safety incidents.

  • Utilizing your solid knowledge of manufacturing processes and process control, you will optimize all Material Prep production and process lines for quality and cycle time. Additionally, you will give feedback to relevant departments on issues and bottlenecks and help to support data collection and ideas or improvement.

  • Your exposure to Lean Six Sigma principles and your ability to collaborate well with others will be essential as you minimize downtime on the Material Prep lines through changeover optimization using Lean principles, and from Mechanical or Processing issues by interfacing with Maintenance and Process Engineering to report problems and implement solutions.

  • Your superior written and verbal communication skills will be a valued asset as you assist in shift production training for the implementation of new equipment, processes, and requirement updates as needed.

  • Relying on your experience with human machine interfaces (HMIs) and Batch Manufacturing combined with your high level of proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, you will work to minimize downtime on the Material Prep lines via complete projects that support innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Your commitment to compliance and safety will be evident as you act responsibly and in compliance with all regulatory, customer and company requirements.

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: G-CCE/PN-GBU Environmental Technologies-60002178

Title: Engineer II, Light Duty Material Prep - Huntsville, AL

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 2003004