BASF Machine Operator in Amherst, New York

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Watson Bowman Acme (WBA) is a leader with more than 65 years in the Expansion Control industry. If you’re looking for an exciting and fast-paced business environment on the cusp of global expansion, Watson Bowman Acme offers a tremendous opportunity to drive business strategy and develop the long-term growth plans. Watson Bowman Acme is a part of BASF Corporation, the world’s leading chemical company.

At BASF We Create Chemistry for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the personal success of our employees. As a result, we aim to be an attractive employer that encourages our staff to develop their strengths and recognizes their achievements. BASF is proud to be named #14 on Forbes "America's Best Employers" list.

WBA is hiring a Machine Operator at our Amherst, NY location.

The primary responsibilities of this position are:

  • Responsible for safe operation of equipment in his charge and in the care and maintenance of shop equipment in general

  • Set-up and operate planner mill, cutting indexing, saws, ironworkers, benders, punches, stud welders, drill presses, press brake machine, vulcanizing equipment, shot blaster, portable hand tools, milling machines, burning machines and torches

  • Draw templates and develop cut sizes for formed parts

  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Assemble or install miscellaneous components, hardware and rubber products on all systems

  • Operate tow motor, swing cranes, overhead cranes and other material handling equipment

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

Candidates must have the following to qualify for this position:

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Ability to read and interpret shop drawings

  • Operate all equipment according to standards and machine instructions

  • Work from shop drawings and other directions as provided

  • Must have experience operating machine tools in the metal forming industry

  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America

Title: Machine Operator

Location: NY-Amherst

Requisition ID: 1700635