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BASF Reliability Engineer in Palmyra, Missouri

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Reliability Engineer (2002546) – Hannibal, MO

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise and guidance concerning plant reliability to assigned areas of the site. You will be responsible for collaboration with Production, Maintenance and Engineering personnel to optimize Predictive and Preventative Maintenance activities. You will employ programs such as Root Cause Failure Analysis, Criticality Analysis, and Bad Actor Management to guide and focus efforts to strengthen the reliability of the sites production plants.

Formula for Success

· Your bachelor’s degree (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering preferred) and experience in the fields of maintenance, instrumentation, reliability and/or crop protection chemical manufacturing will be valued assets as you provide technical support and subject matter expertise for the diagnosis, repair and care of site process equipment.

· Your ability to communicate effectively up, down and across the site organization will be essential in gathering and disseminating information and maintaining awareness of and attention to emerging issues and their solutions.

· Your knowledge and experience with various types of mechanical equipment will enable you to provide valuable troubleshooting and problem-solving solutions to operating units and maintenance.

· Possessing a keen attention to detail, you will use your knowledge of operating parameters to establish, monitor and optimize cost-effective Predictive and Preventative Maintenance plans.

· Your perseverance and dedication will be essential in maintaining the momentum of reliability-based improvement programs with broad site involvement and impact.

· The curiosity and desire for learning that drive you will lend themselves to sustainable solutions by thorough facilitation of Root Cause Failure Analysis.

· Your strong organizational skills will be critical as you identify, track and resolve issues across different plants and operational groups.

· Applying your knowledge of and interest in technology, you will apply the most up to date and efficient means of monitoring, analyzing, prioritizing and correcting reliability bottlenecks.

· Your awareness of and adherence to all applicable regulations and governing guidance will ensure the continued compliance and integrity of the site’s assets and equipment.

· Your networking and technical communication skills will allow you to engage offsite BASF technical communities and expert resources as well as 3 rd Party resources to identify and apply the best reliability solutions.

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Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: APT/AH-HAN Site Management-63023209

Title: Reliability Engineer

Location: MO-Palmyra

Requisition ID: 2002546