BASF E-TPU Plant Operator I in Wyandotte, Michigan

The Expandable Thermoplastic Urethanes (E-TPU) plant is the only plant in North America and is one of three plants globally. The plant produces E-TPU for the consumer industry in a strong team environment.

The Expandable Thermoplastic Urethanes (E-TPU) Operator I position is responsible for the following:

  • Operate pumps, blowers, and sifting equipment.

  • Perform batch silo transfers, in process testing, and emissions recovery equipment monitoring.

  • Operate packaging equipment including forklifts, shrink-wrapping unit, pallet jack, and unloading and loading of trucks.

  • Sample raw materials and finished goods.

  • Monitor emissions of finished products.

  • Demonstrate safe and efficient performance of daily tasks ensuring adherence to all established ISO9001, Responsible Care, and site and plant standards.

  • Operate plant equipment in a manner and condition to safely produce quality product.

  • Maintain housekeeping at an excellent level.

  • Perform equipment, safety, and other required checks in an accurate, neat, and timely manner.

  • Contribute to the success of plant goals and objectives through participation on team activities to further advance the qualities of a high performance organization.

  • Required:

  • High School education or equivalent required

  • 2 to 5 years chemical operator experience

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, climb/descend flights of stairs throughout shift and perform clean-up activities.

  • Demonstrated commitment to safety excellence.

  • Ability to become fork-lift certified.

  • Ability and discipline to work effectively on 12-hour rotating shifts.

  • Applicant must take and pass a career fit, basic mechanical and skill tests in order to qualify.

  • Highly-developed teamwork competency, ability to work with others effectively under time constraints.

  • Excellent quality competencies, ability to execute tasks safely, consistently and reliably.

  • Ability to become HAZWOPER certified.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-PMN-Performance Materials NA

Title: E-TPU Plant Operator I

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 1701714