BASF Senior Chemical Plant Operator 3rd Shift in Livonia, Michigan

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 process safety, as well as 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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Senior Chemical Plant Operator 3 rd Shift – Livonia, MI

An energetic, self-starter is being sought to join the Livonia operations team.

The successful candidate will perform the tasks required to manufacture and ship polyurethane specialties products in a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound manner. After successfully completing an orientation and training program on first shift, the candidate will be assigned to a work assignment in the production department on third shift.

Operators are expected to become cross-trained in most if not all areas over the course of their career. All assignments require candidates to safely operate sit-down fork trucks and standup reach trucks.

The successful candidate is required to actively participate in site environmental, health and safety programs, as well as all continuous improvement initiatives.

Likely Job Assignment Requirements include:

  1. Production - Building batches with liquid and solid chemicals following batch sheet instructions. Filling containers and preparing them for shipment.

  2. Truckwell - Loading and unloading tank trucks and railcars. Driving yard tractor, moving trailers on site.

  3. Shipping/receiving - unloading & loading box trailers and processing of all associated paperwork, including daily computer work, use of bar code scanners and use of advanced math skills to convert measurements as required.

The Chemical Plant Operator will work an 8-hour 3 rd (midnight) shift Sunday-Friday (22:30PM – 07:00AM) with overtime as required. This position will start out on the day shift for the first 2-4 months for training (6:30AM – 3:00PM) and then move to the midnight shift.

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:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2 years fork truck driving experience

  • 1 years chemical manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Batch managed, chemical production environment

  • Mechanically inclined, comfortable working with equipment

  • SAP

  • Leadership skills and aspirations

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-PMN Performance Materials North America 60000012

Title: Senior Chemical Plant Operator 3rd Shift

Location: MI-Livonia

Requisition ID: 1802715