BASF Prototype Technician HD Coating in Huntsville, Alabama

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Where the Chemistry Happens…

Prototype Technician HD Coating 1702337 - Huntsville, AL

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At the BASF Huntsville Site, we make the chemistry and technology used in vehicle catalytic convertors and other environmental products. As part of our team, employees help us conceive, design, implement and validate new equipment, technologies and processes to help make our world's environment cleaner. This position will support CCE business by manufacturing catalyst samples that will be shipped to our various customers. This will include production of catalytic slurry as well as coating of substrates with the catalytic slurry.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Manufacture catalytic samples by following all required safety procedures and protocols. This includes good housekeeping and ownership of individual work areas.

  • Setup and coating of catalyst samples under specified conditions in order to investigate design proposals for improving catalyst performance or to obtain data for development, standardization, and/or quality control.

  • Utilize PSL slurry production and coating equipment including LD / HD semi-automated, coaters, dryers, continuous mills, mixers / dispersers, calciners, etc. Also, utilize laboratory equipment for various testing requirements.

  • Complete documentation of in-process and final product data, precious metal control, and raw material / substrate inventory. This includes documentation of observations and identification of problems associated with new product formulations that could negatively impact product scale-up.

  • Analyze test results in relation to specifications / objectives and adjust machine settings / procedures to meet specifications.

  • This role will provide the primary hand-on production of all PSL sample manufacturing output. Therefore, a strong work ethic and attention to detail is critical

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 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…

Basic qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • At least 2 years experience operating simple to complex machinery and interpreting data / machine output.

  • At least 2 years of intermediate to advanced computer skills. This includes spreadsheet and database programs, as well as web-based applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate the ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision.

  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative including the ability to identify and initiate improvement projects and work on multiple tasks.

Requires the ability to lead and/or influence others. Must have strong customer focus.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-CCE-Mobile Emissions Catalysts

Title: Prototype Technician HD Coating

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 1702337