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BASF Instrumentation and Electrical Controls Technician in Battle Creek, Michigan

Now Hiring! Instrumentation and Electrical Controls Technician - Battle Creek, MI

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We are seeking a professional like you with educational and experience in Electrical Controls discipline for the BASF, Battle Creek, MI Catalyst division site.

BASF’s Catalysts division is the world’s leading supplier of process catalysts. The group offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products, including advanced battery materials. By leveraging our industry-leading R&D platforms, passion for innovation and deep knowledge of precious and base metals, BASF’s Catalysts division develops unique, proprietary solutions that drive customer success

During your 8-hour shift as an Instrumentation and Electrical Controls Technician, you will…

  • Work with electrical equipment such as PLC’s, temperature controllers, various instrumentation (e.g., pressure transmitters, flow meters, temperature sensing devices, etc.), and electrical diagnostic equipmen

  • Install, maintain, and optimize site equipment to provide a safe operation with maximum production availability, including hammer mills, bucket elevators, conveyor belts and other machinery.

  • Make recommendations to improve existing control systems to improve safety, effectiveness, and efficiency.

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and solve electrical controls issues on stationary and rotational equipment.

  • Read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals, and other written documents.

If you have...

  • High School diploma / GED (required).

  • Technical School Degree and a professional certificate (preferred).

  • Completed an accredited trades program and possess a Journeyman’s certificate or better (preferred).

  • Associate's degree in a related field (preferred).

  • Mimimum 3 years of experience troubleshooting components including servos, sensors, control component, PLCs, VFDs, MMI, Service Panels & MCCs, sensors/instruments, valves/motors (3 years required - 5 years preferred).


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  • Competitive health and insurance plans including long term care

  • Retirement benefits with company-matching contributions

  • Learning & Development opportunities like our Mentorship and PDP programs

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave and family care solutions

  • Flex spending accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Wellness Program & Fitness Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.