BASF Production Technician in East Setauket, New York

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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Production Technician - 1802021 – East Setauket, NY

This position supports the Production Department by performing any or all of the cleaning, pre-weigh and compounding functions, in accordance with written and verbal procedures. Including the setup, operation and disassembly of manufacturing process equipment and following detailed Manufacturing Instructions which involve the addition of raw materials at specific intervals with specific operating parameters (mixing speed, temperatures etc.) Responsible for maintaining the integrity and cleanliness of the work area with respect to department standards, policies and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s) while providing support to all Production areas as needed.

Principal responsibilities include:

• Perform cleaning of process equipment.

• Perform assembly and disassembly of production equipment.

• Perform cleaning of production areas.

• Remove and compact production refuse.

• Clean and sanitize product containers.

• Perform compounding activities, independently, in accordance with cGMPs and Manufacturing Instructions.

• Perform Pre-weigh activities.

• Perform Calibration activities.

• Support production department as required and assigned.

• Support inventory and cycle count

• Perform SAP transactions

This position will involve frequent interaction with all department personnel (including more experienced technicians, coordinator, supervisor, team leaders and administrators) for decision making, and receiving of assignments. Open communication and relationships with all other departments is essential to performing this job function. Occasional contact with customers is possible. Professional business interactions are mandatory. This position will involve training from higher level Technicians, as well as assisting to train lower level technicians. This position reports to the Production Supervisor, with functional reporting to the Team Leaders.

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 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…

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.

Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or GED with 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment OR Associates degree with minimum 1 year working in a manufacturing environment.

• Basic computer skills, such as, familiarity with Microsoft Office Systems

• Proper time management and tracking are required to maintain standards and efficiencies.

Physical Requirements of the Job:

• The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and be fully mobile with the ability to regularly lift and move up to 50 lbs. The employee will be required to wear safety glasses, shoes, gowning and respirator as required while also using ladders and stairs.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Mechanical dexterity is preferred

• Knowledge and understanding of all safety policies, equipment cleaning processes, set-up and operation are required to safely and properly operate the equipment.

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: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA

Title: Production Technician

Location: NY-East Setauket

Requisition ID: 1802021