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

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America’s Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Operations Support Technician – Wyandotte, Michigan (2100820)

An energetic, self-starter is being sought to join the Cellasto Supply Chain team. The successful candidate will perform the tasks required to receive and ship packaged raw materials, intermediates, and finished products in a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound manner.

The Wyandotte Operations Support Technician is responsible for the following:

Loading and unloading box trailers.

Clear and effective communications with truck drivers.

Material movements throughout the plant with propane lift trucks.

Accurate reading of paperwork and labels, at a very high level of proficiency.

Use of hand-held scanners and computers to perform the necessary electronic functions in SAP, such as picking and packing, goods receipt and goods issue, and printing of labels.

Use of Excel interfaces for mass upload of material movements.

Organization of packaging containers and movement to designated areas as needed.

Supporting manufacturing operations with material movements in and out of the plant.

Continuous and effective communication with co-workers and shift supervisors.

Maintain housekeeping and 5S practices at an excellent level.

Perform equipment, safety and other required checks or inspections in an accurate, neat, and timely manner (e.g. plant safety check lists, area inspections, and mobile equipment inspections).

Properly handle all waste (non-hazardous) and associated paperwork according to regulations and BASF policies.

Active participation in Cellasto plant safety programs

Using required Personal Protective Equipment

The physical effort required to perform this position includes:

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Ability to be on your feet for the majority of the shift

Bending and stooping for relabeling containers; repacking containers into smaller piece counts

Hard hat, ear protection, and safety glasses to be worn on the plant floor

Ability to work with exposure to weather elements (e.g. heat, cold, rain, snow, etc.)

Organization of containers on the interior and exterior of the plant.

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 required.

2 years shipping & receiving experience in a manufacturing environment.

2 years of automotive manufacturing experience required.

2 years of forklift experience required.

9 months experience using SAP required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask.

Chemical related work experience in batch operations.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Willingness and ability to adapt to change and cross train in all areas of the site as needed.

Competencies of accountability and ownership

Mechanically inclined and able to complete minor maintenance.

Ability to learn and perform a variety of tasks in support of plant operations including training and safety initiatives.

Coordination with people and teams within the site and beyond; good team player.

Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Accurately performs basic math.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: PM/CCN-SCM North America-63019189

Title: Operations Support Tech

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 2100820