BASF Lead Facility Technician – Maintenance in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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 Lead Facility Technician – Maintenance to join our Agricultural Products Division (APN).

Lead Facility Technician – Maintenance – RTP, NC

The Lead Facility Technician – Maintenance is responsible for inspecting equipment, fixtures, and facilities for proper operation and working condition, and performing preventative maintenance as assigned through the SAP work order system.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Maintain logs, manuals, records and other related documentation

  • Troubleshoot electrical, and mechanical malfunctions; Correct faults necessary to return equipment to service

  • Adjust, disassemble, repair, and reassemble complex equipment and machinery

  • Report serious problems to supervisor; Collaborate to develop solutions to problem conditions

  • Install, set-up, and test new equipment, fixtures and machinery

  • Operate Building Automation Systems to troubleshoot and maintain required environmental conditions throughout the facilities

  • Deliver courteous and effective customer service to the occupants of the buildings serviced

  • Manage contractors according to all corporate guidelines ensuring safety quality and cost effectiveness of work.

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…

  • Associates Degree in industrial maintenance or related field -OR- High School Diploma/GED with significant related experience -OR- AA/HS/GED with completion of a recognized apprenticeship program in one or more trades

  • 5 years of minimum experience as facilities technician or equivalent in an industrial/commercial environment

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • In depth knowledge of the design, operation and repair of mechanical systems such as plumbing and HVAC

  • Experience with Building Automation Systems; i.e.: Seimens, Honeywell, JCI etc.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Chiller and cooling tower maintenance and operation proficiency; Proficiency with industrial steam and hot water boiler system maintenance and operations

  • Familiarity with building codes, electrical codes, and fire codes

  • Knowledge of the design and operation of commercial sprinkler, security and lighting systems

  • Ability to create and modify procedures, checklists and work instructions

  • Computer literate with familiarity of Office software and computerized maintenance management systems

  • Work well in team environment and able to self-direct; High integrity and a desire to do things right the first time

We Also Look For…

  • Refrigerant recovery license

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-APN Crop Protection North America 60000060

Title: Lead Facility Technician – Maintenance

Location: NC-Research Triangle Park

Requisition ID: 1802478