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BASF Project Engineer - Midwest or Northeast Area in Battle Creek, Michigan

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GES/GCC Project Engineer (2103532) – Midwest or Northeast Area

Where the Chemistry Happens

As the Customized Engineering Solutions Project Engineer for the Catalyst Division, you will be responsible for providing project engineering and project coordination support to assure proper design, procurement, and construction of capital and expense projects for the Catalyst Division in North America. You will assist in continuous improvement working to achieve the best-in-class capital project development, execution, and organizational performance within the Americas. You will collaborate with regional business colleagues including, Operations, Technology, Supply Chain, EHS, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance, R&D, and Controlling.

Travel for this role is estimated to be approximately 10-50%.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational background in Engineering (preferably Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and professional engineering experience in a chemical / petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment (preferably in a Project Engineering role), you will develop project scopes, generate and obtain cost estimates, and prepare appropriation funding requests. Additionally, you will ensure appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required, both before and after approval, and utilize applicable Value- Based Engineering practices (VBEs) to optimize project scope, schedule, and costs.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will develop, establish, and maintain partnerships with assigned project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to startup and commissioning, and final documentation and closure.

  • As a leader of small project teams, you will request and coordinate required process and discipline engineering and design resources, whether from the site, corporate groups or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and procure equipment, fabricated materials, and services.

  • Leaning on your business savvy, you will maintain SAP project data entries, monitor project progress through scheduling and other tools, perform project status reporting, and control spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments.

  • Your passion for problem solving and innovation will be a valued asset as you drive sustainable, innovative solutions to opportunities within the capital work process to further improve the services provided, further increasing the efficiency and predictability of capital projects.

  • Your strong commitment to workplace safety and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) will be essential as you drive compliance.

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: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: GES/GCC-Customized Solutions CC North America-63025382

Title: Project Engineer - Midwest or Northeast Area

Location: MI-Battle Creek-Michigan

Requisition ID: 2103532

Other Locations: US-NJ-Iselin, US-OH-Beachwood, US-OH-Elyria