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BASF Machine Operator in Amherst, New York

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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 Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Machine Operator (1904288) – Amherst, NY

Where the Chemistry Happens

This position is responsible for Tests and repairs ore-crushing and ore-transporting machinery. Also, starts machines and equipment, such as feeders, jaw crushers, conveyor belts, and suction dust collectors. Observes machines and equipment in operation for defects and malfunctions in the warehouse.

Formula for Success

  • Responsible for safe operation of equipment in his charge and in the care and maintenance of shop equipment in general

  • Operate saws, ironworkers, benders, punches, stud welders, drill presses, press brake machine vulcanizing equipment, shot blaster, portable hand tools, Time saver, etc. (Internal Training offered)

  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Assemble or install miscellaneous components, hardware and rubber products on all systems

  • Operate tow motor, swing cranes, overhead cranes and other material handling equipment

  • Operate his/her area/function in accordance and awareness of Corporate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) policies.

  • Take an active role in training all employees and conducting routine awareness programs in his/her area of responsibility in the EHS requirements and policies to ensure that all employees are adequately trained for their function.

  • Routinely report on relevant EHS performance metrics for his/her subordinates

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-EBN/E-Business Mgmt Expansion Joints-60001203

Title: Machine Operator

Location: NY-Amherst

Requisition ID: 1904288