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BASF QA/QC Coordinator in Ames, Iowa

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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 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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

QA/QC Coordinator (2100455) – Ames, IA

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated professional like you to join our Agricultural Solutions Operating Division. You will be working at our manufacturing facility located in Ames, IA.

As our QA/QC Coordinator, you will be a key contributor to the Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) activities for our Ames, IA production site. You will develop and deliver quality related training, as well as coordinate our Quality Management System (QMS) internal audit program. You will also report on non-conformances related to raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods. This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your talents, including your laboratory experience and ability to distinguish colors.

Formula for Success

  • Utilizing your experience in Quality Systems/ISO 9001, you will generate/update QMS documentation (specifications, nonconformance records, MOCs, etc.).

  • Your strong computer skills, including experience with SAP or other ERP system, will be essential as you serve as a key administrator to our document control system.

  • Applying your strong interpersonal and organizational skills, you will track and report on department key performance indicators (KPI).

  • Leveraging your education in Chemistry, Microbiology or a related field and your experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and/or in a manufacturing environment, you will coordinate and investigate non-conformances.

  • Demonstrating your strong attention to detail and experience you’ve gained in a manufacturing environment, you will act as back-up support for inspection of raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods using established methods.

  • Relying on your previous leadership experience, you will coordinate QC activities related to aged inventory.

  • Your ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the business will serve you well as you assist in additional administrative roles including departmental interactions for PMs, COAs, and Purchasing.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-APN/P-Regional Operations-63008330

Title: QA/QC Coordinator

Location: IA-Ames

Requisition ID: 2100455