BASF Analyzer Technician in Geismar, Louisiana

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Where the Chemistry Happens…

Under the direction of the Analyzer Engineer and/or Supervisor, the Analyzer Technician provides preventive maintenance, repair, and support of on-line analyzer/sample systems for the Geismar site to ensure optimum performance.

Analyzer Technician (1701804)

This position is part of the Analytical Services Department which performs tasks as part of a team to ensure safe, productive, reliable, and cost efficient maintenance of plant analyzer equipment for the Geismar site. The team supports reliability efforts, innovation, and continuous improvement. This position is a non-exempt hourly position with core working hours during the work week. Four tens and five eights are current options. After hour coverage through overtime or call-out is required.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Provides preventative maintenance, repair, and calibration of Process Analyzers in a quality manner.

  • Monitors key performance indicators in order to enhance performance and reliability.

  • Assumes primary responsibility and ownership of a subset of online process analyzers maintained by the Process Analyzer group.

  • Supports EHS in compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promotes a safe working environment.

  • Executes preventative maintenance per defined task lists and documents details of repair and calibration status in SAP.

  • Collaborates with team members to meet group goals, improve bad actors, implement continuous improvement, and share best practices.

  • Participates in root cause failure analysis (RCFA).

  • Documents all appropriate Process Analyzer activities.

  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation.

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


  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required with at least 5 years of laboratory or I&E experience.

  • The candidate must have strong troubleshooting capabilities and a high degree of mechanical aptitude.

  • Proven track record of analyzer support in a high paced manufacturing environment.


  • An Associate of Science degree in Instrumentation or related technical discipline.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

This is a non-exempt position and does not offer relocation.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: NCG-Geismar Site

Title: Analyzer Technician

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1701804