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BASF I/E Technician in Chattanooga, Tennessee

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

I/E Technician – 1903748 – Chattanooga, TN

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a I/E Technician to work in the Dispersions & Pigments (ED) business unit as part of our Chattanooga, TN manufacturing site.

You will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting site instrumentation, control systems, and electrical equipment in order to provide a safe operation with maximum production availability.

Formula for Success

  • You will use your skills to Troubleshoot, repair and maintain instrumentation/electrical (I/E) components of chemical production processes in addition to performing I/E preventative maintenance procedures and repairs. Successfully utilize blueprints, schematics, manufacturer specifications and manuals to troubleshoot and repair equipment.

  • Leveraging your High School diploma and I/E Industrial experience along with your ISA CCST Level 1 Certification. (or higher). If no Certification, while in your first 2 years of hiring you will complete the steps to earn an Industrial I/E Certificate. Additionally, experience with SAP, DCS/PLC, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and general computer knowledge will help in the success in this role.

  • Utilize your capability to perform basic mathematics, including fractions, decimal, and minor algebra. Maintain and repair components on systems, such as PLCs, DCS, pressure/level/temperature transmitters, motors, electrical switchgear and control valves. Familiarity with general I/E maintenance practices, such as instrument selection and proper/safe use.

  • You will be responsible for assisting with 24-hour coverage of the two BASF Chattanooga facilities, alongside the rest of the team. Follow site Quality, EHS, Legal Compliance policies and procedures and utilize your strong problem solving and troubleshooting experience.

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-EDN/OC-Production Chattanooga-63018306

Title: I/E Technician

Location: TN-Chattanooga

Requisition ID: 1903748