BASF Machine Operator in Ames, Iowa

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We are BASF, the world's largest chemical company and the leader in sustainable agricultural chemical solutions.

BASF is focused on global challenges of today and the future. Our people change the world each and every day and we're working hard to build the best Agricultural Solutions team in the business.

This is where you come in.

We’re looking for a Machine Operator responsible for producing products, including mixing, blending, and packaging finished product.

Your responsibilities would also include

  • Operate various filling and packaging equipment including liquid fillers, form-fill and seal machines, and tablet presses.

  • Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products

  • Inspect and remove defective products and packaging material

  • Record and maintain production data such as meter readings, and quantities, types, and dimensions of materials produced.

  • Comply with all Safety Regulations; maintain a safe work environment at all times.

  • Continually maintain plant and grounds for cleanliness and organization.

  • Maintain a clean working environment.

  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • At least 1-2 years of machine operating experience or equivalent in a manufacturing environment

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills

  • Must be able to meet essential skills of the job per a skills-based assessment

  • Reading for Information

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Observation

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able meet essential functions of the job per a physical examination:

  • Two hand lift of 50 lbs 36” to floor x 8 reps

  • Scooping 30lbs x 15 reps

  • Two hand lift/carry 50lbs at waist and carry 10 ft x 6 reps

  • Up/down 40 stairs

  • Step Up/Down 16 “ step x 20 reps

  • Sustained squat

Specialized Training:

  • ISO 9001 Training (must be repeated every 3 years)

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

Title: Machine Operator

Location: IA-Ames

Requisition ID: 1700503