BASF Maintenance Manager - Elyria, OH in Elyria, Ohio

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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Maintenance Superintendent (1701510)

Where the Chemistry Happens...

The role of the Maintenance Superintendent is to lead and provide oversight for the maintenance team as assigned. The function is to assure efficient and effective utilization of maintenance manpower, tools, and equipment. It is the primary interface for maintenance with the operations personnel. This position also obtains non-maintenance services required by operations.

Formula for Success: You Will...

  • Provides overall management and oversight of the maintenance department and work management process (MPI).

  • Responsible for supervising maintenance technicians, planners, scheduler, embedded contractors, and contracted work forces supporting maintenance activities.

  • Accountable for executing against the plan and schedule established of work orders generated from work requests. Immediately communicate any deviations.

  • Review work order feedback forms for accuracy/completeness and providing feedback to planner and scheduler regarding potential improvements to similar future work.

  • Eliminate unnecessary or redundant work and managing the backlog of approved work.

  • Supports and implements continuous improvements to the maintenance work processes in order to enhance plant availability and reduce the plant repair factor.

  • Identify and issue timely disciplinary action for attendance, job performance and/or non-compliance with plant/government regulations.

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.

Leadership Core Responsibilities:

  1. Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential

  2. Support development assignments and movement of talent across units

  3. Motivate and challenge to drive high performance

  4. Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally

  5. Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity

  6. Execute performance and career development discussions

  7. Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy

  8. Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable


Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...

  • The candidate must possess an engineering degree and have a minimum of 10 years in manufacturing, 5 years of experience working in a maintenance organization, and 3 years of supervisory experience

  • Must have a detailed understanding of equipment and overall plant manufacturing processes.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical and instrument equipment and their maintenance, mechanical integrity, and PM/PdM. Requires familiarity with maintenance programs, and work management processes (MPI, etc.), and best practices.

  • Experience with manufacturing reporting systems; SAP experience a plus.

  • Must be able to read piping & instrumentation drawings, engineering specifications & drawings, and vendor-supplied information.

  • Possession of analytical thinking, communication and interpersonal understanding, customer focus, entrepreneurial acting/initiative, team leadership/collaboration, work management, and conflict management.

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

Title: Maintenance Manager - Elyria, OH

Location: OH-Elyria

Requisition ID: 1701510