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BASF Continuous Improvement Leader in Port Arthur, Texas

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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.

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Continuous Improvement Leader – (2100435) – Port Arthur, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you, to serve as an integral part of the continuous improvement program at the Port Arthur site. You will prioritize and drive Lean Six Sigma opportunities in addition to providing Lean Six Sigma coaching and support for the Site Managers, Green Belts, and Yellow Belts. In this role, you will help to foster an environment of continuous improvement and drive execution of project opportunities. In addition, you will serve on the Site Leadership Team reporting to the Site VP.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering along with your Lean Six Sigma Black Belt OR Green Belt and combined with your professional experience in driving reliability and continuous improvement (preferably with the chemical/petrochemical industry), you will serve as the focal point and champion for driving continuous improvement efforts at the Port Arthur site.

  • Your strong project management experience will be a valued asset as you lead large, complex improvement projects through all the stages of the Lean Six Sigma process (DMAIC) within the organization to completion and realize business benefits.

  • As a trusted advisor, you will coach and mentor managers and employees in the use of Lean Six Sigma tools through the completion of Yellow Belt and Green Belt projects.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will work with process owners in the following manner: perform data analysis, find root causes for identified problems, document via flowcharting existing processes, and other continuous improvement techniques as needed.

  • Your strong organization and communication skills will be essential as you identify and prioritize top continuous improvement opportunities.

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: N-CPN/PO-Operations-60001250

Title: Continuous Improvement Leader

Location: TX-Port Arthur

Requisition ID: 2100435