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BASF Technical Engineering Services Manager - Hybrid in Battle Creek, Michigan

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TES Manager - Hybrid (2201185) – Battle Creek, Michigan

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team at our Battle Creek, MI site. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Maintenance and Engineering groups for the Battle Creek, MI site to provide satisfactory equipment reliability and installation of new projects within budget and of the highest quality.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your working knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems, capital improvement execution, accounting principles, and safe operations, as well as your ability to anticipate, identify, and facilitate resolution for a wide variety issues to satisfy site, business, and corporate objectives. You will also get to share your drive for innovation with a focus on continuous improvement.

Formula for Success

  • Demonstrating your excellent understanding of safety and environmental policies, personnel policies, and budgetary processes, you will be responsible for all functions of the Battle Creek Maintenance and Engineering Department, including safety, environment, quality, training, and support of BASF policies.

  • Leveraging your education in Engineering, your experience in chemical plant maintenance & plant engineering, as well as your proficient knowledge of chemical plant equipment and activities, you will manage and lead the site Maintenance and Engineering team responsible for equipment design and asset integrity and reliability as well as day to day facility maintenance consistent with BASF technical engineering standard, objectives, and principles.

  • Your strong leadership and communication skills will serve you well as you manage the interface between site Maintenance and engineering, as well as Battle Creek Operating Units and Capital/Expense planning.

  • Relying on your strong business acumen that aligns with site and business objectives, you will manage site Maintenance and Engineering cost center expense budgets.

  • Applying your detailed working knowledge of chemical plant maintenance and project engineering activities, you will manage execution of site capital projects.

  • Leveraging your previous work in administration and your ability to lead and manage a group of technical professionals, you will manage the administrative activities of site Maintenance and Engineering departments and the development of maintenance strategies including asset effectiveness improvements, bad actor program, continuous improvement to the maintenance excellence and reliability processes (MERP) to enhance reliability, quality of repairs, reducing repeat repairs, and lowering cost for Battle Creek in order to maximize profitability and maintain EH&S performance as part of Strategic Production.

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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: G-CCB/N-Battery Materials-63021479

Title: Technical Engineering Services Manager - Hybrid

Location: MI-Battle Creek-Michigan

Requisition ID: 2201185