BASF Engineering Plastics Compounding Technician in Wyandotte, 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 on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Engineering Plastics Compounding Technician – Wyandotte, Michigan –

As a Technician at the Wyandotte Engineering Plastics Compounding facility, you will be responsible for selecting, charging and mixing raw materials, as well as set-up and operation of compounding equipment. A training process is established, providing a balance of computer based learning and job shadowing experience. This position is part of a job family with multiple levels and will be filled at a level that is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The incumbent will be assigned to one of the four teams working on a rotating 12-hour schedule, and will report to that team's Shift Supervisor.

Successful BASF Technicians have a highly developed teamwork competency, the ability to work under time constraints, excellent customer focus, as well as the ability to execute tasks safely, consistently and reliably. Our Technicians work for prolonged periods with high activity including standing, walking, stretching, ascending and descending stairs. They will periodically lift up to 55lbs.

The Technician will work a 12 hour rotating shift with overtime as required

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3 years of experience working in manufacturing operations, plastics compounding or extrusion manufacturing / operations

  • 1 year of mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical troubleshooting and repair experience

  • Experience with ISO/TS16949

  • Fork truck and pallet jack experience

  • Working knowledge of common industrial safe work practices

  • Mechanical / Electrical troubleshooting and repair experience

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/OU-Manufacturing-63000363

Title: Engineering Plastics Compounding Technician

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 1803246