BASF Maintenance Execution Leader - McIntosh, AL in McIntosh, Alabama

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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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We have a great opportunity for a Maintenance Execution Leader to join our team and serve as the technical and supervisory leader of Mechanical and I/E Maintenance Execution for our McIntosh, AL, site.

Maintenance Execution Leader (1701406)

You will ensure the reliability focus and provide technical advice to Production (PMCs and Asset Engineers), Mechanical Engineering and Capital Projects. You will also ensure a strategic focus of the group's resources toward long-term reliability and sustainability while managing the day-to-day maintenance engineering and execution issues.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Perform all maintenance work safely

  • Maintain organizational structure with the right mix of company and contract employees to provide efficient and effective maintenance services to ensure reliable production unit operations

  • Drive organization to a highly proactive, planned & scheduled maintenance operation

  • Manage all maintenance execution activities to ensure efficient and effective work execution and reliable production across the site

  • Ensure mechanical and I/E maintenance focus on the correction of "Bad-Actor" equipment in the production units

  • Manage workload and resources for the maintenance and I/E supervision, planners and technicians

  • Mentor the maintenance and I/E supervisors and planners/schedulers and ensure the group receives continuing education and has the skill set to meet the requirement in the plant

  • Provide technical leadership and oversight to common I/E services, such as grounding and bonding, thermography, etc.

  • Provide technical support for the group that maintains the High Voltage Distribution System

  • Responsible for the safe work practice of the mechanical maintenance and I/E crafts

  • Develop and maintain an accurate backlog of work, effectively schedule work, and safely, efficiently and effectively execute work

  • Ensure the mechanic and technician workforce is properly trained to accomplish work

  • Ensure contract workforce at the site is delivering effective and efficient services

  • Ensure that safe work practices are employed while providing maintenance services

  • Ensure that effective planning and scheduling are employed in delivering maintenance services

  • Ensure that effective turnaround planning is utilized to minimize production unit downtime and cost

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

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.

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

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • BS degree required. A degree in an engineering discipline preferred. A minimum of 10 years’ industrial plant experience is required

  • Requires experience in mechanical and/or I/E maintenance execution

  • Supervisory experience is required. Experience in managing contractors is strongly desired

  • Must have general computer skills; expertise in SAP/PM is desirable

  • Strong demonstrated competency in the following areas is required: environmental, health & safety, conflict management, contractor management, customer focus, communication & interpersonal understanding, entrepreneurial action, leading employees to success, analytical thinking.

  • Demonstrated leadership in maintenance execution is a must

  • Travel 5%

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: (EV)-Performance Chemicals

Title: Maintenance Execution Leader - McIntosh, AL

Location: AL-McIntosh

Requisition ID: 1701406