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BASF Process Engineer I in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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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 a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in 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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Process Engineer I - Chattanooga, TN

We Make Chemistry

The primary purpose of this role is to provide technical process engineering support to ensure safe and efficient production at the Amnicola Highway and/or the Polymer Drive facilities. In addition, the role works in close collaboration with other engineers/managers at the site providing technical support for the production processes. Works under the collaborative direction and supervision of the Operations Manager.

  1. Provide process engineering support for Process Safety, MOCs, PHAs, PSM, RMP, and EHS for the Chattanooga manufacturing processes. Develop and maintain documentation for regulatory compliance as it relates to the manufacturing processes.

  2. Operational Support: Provide process engineering support to operations for process troubleshooting, reliability improvements and problem solving. Develop process improvements for plant safety, quality, and productivity. Assist in plant trials for new and improved products and processes.

  3. Plant Optimization: Provide process engineering support towards efforts to improve plant productivity and product quality. Support plant DCS and process control strategies to improve and troubleshoot plant processes.

Formula for Success

  • BS Degree in Engineering, preferably Chemical Engineering

  • 1 years of experience working in a chemical manufacturing environment.

  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint required. SAP skills are preferred.

  • Must be able to work under limited supervision, primarily guided by specific assignment objectives.

  • Possess strong analytical and mechanical aptitude skills, and excellent individual and team skills

  • Must possess interpersonal communication skills working and collaborating successfully with other functions (R&D, Engineering/Maintenance/Contractors)

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: N-EDN/OC-Production Chattanooga-63023828

Title: Process Engineer I

Location: TN-Chattanooga

Requisition ID: 2103071