BASF Instrument Design Engineer I - III in Geismar, Louisiana

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 with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, 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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF is "The Chemical Company" focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day. We have big goals for our Design Engineering group and we're working hard to build our team.

This is where you come in.

This position is a developmental position within the Instrument & Electrical Design team in the Geismar Site Engineering organization. This is a great opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to join our team helping us bring value to our Geismar site while developing the skills required to have a successful career within BASF.

This position will be required to provide technical support and leadership for capital projects during front end loading, detail design, and execution phases.

Instrument Design Engineer I-III (1703458) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Front-end loading engineering and development of FEL scope documents for instrumentation and/or electrical projects.

  • P&ID development for instrumentation and controls.

  • Interface, coordinate, and support other engineering disciplines and operations through FEL, design, construction, and commissioning.

  • Review of vendor drawings or engineering deliverables for specification compliance.

  • Provide equipment inspections and FAT for instrumentation and electrical equipment.

  • Display knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for equipment selection.

  • Provide specification and procurement of instrumentation and electrical equipment.

  • Calculate sizing on control valves and flow meters.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline and a minimum of 2 years of engineering experience is required. Prior experience related to design and installation of industrial process instrumentation and electrical equipment is preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures, along with the ability to influence, persuade, and negotiate. Strong interpersonal skills are required in this position

  • Knowledge and experience to provide technical guidance.

  • Broad-based, hands-on knowledge and experience with various types of instruments and/or electrical design principles and software.

  • Preferred skills include advanced use of Microsoft Office products including Access, Visual Basic for Applications, and Excel.

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.

Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Title: Instrument Design Engineer I - III

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1703458