BASF Rotating Mechanic (1st Class) in Bishop, Texas

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 strong emphasis on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

1st Class Rotating Mechanic (1800800) – Bishop, TX

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Perform testing, troubleshooting and repair of all rotating equipment as planned, scheduled and assigned.

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance of machinery according to schedules and specific equipment requirements and recommend updates as required.

  • Ensure correct alignment and tolerances with the use of precise measurement tools.

  • Execute independently or under instructions the complete or partial overhaul of plant equipment.

  • Assist in the installation and testing of new machinery.

  • Perform general administrative tasks such as: acquiring job permits from operations, accessing and printing daily schedules from SAP, entering work history and closing work orders in SAP, entering time in SAP, acquiring PM task list, accessing information from plant pipe specifications, and producing simple job plans.

  • Assist in maintaining rotating equipment parts inventories adequate for the operating unit.

  • Review manufacturers instruction books, trade papers, etc. Attends and participates in such training or professional group conventions, conferences, training seminars, and meetings as may be approved to maintain skills and keep abreast of constant changes in the field.

  • Provide detailed description of work performed and parts used for equipment maintenance records.

  • Contribute to proper documentation of files, records, databases, and drawings to meet regulatory and BASF requirements, and complies with current requirements as to equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences.

  • Seek compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promote a safe working environment.

  • Our Rotating Mechanics work with a demonstrated commitment to safety.

  • 5% domestic travel

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent

  • 5 years chemical plant rotating equipment maintenance experience (various types of rotating equipment, including: equipment repair, troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, and preventative maintenance)

  • 1 year experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP is a plus.

  • Magnetic drive pump and inside machinist experience is a plus.

  • Knowledge of laser alignment precise measuring tool preferred.

  • Working knowledge of FDA or ISO9001 requirements preferred.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-ENP-Pharma Ingredients

Title: Rotating Mechanic (1st Class)

Location: TX-Bishop

Requisition ID: 1800800