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BASF Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) in Elyria, Ohio

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.

Where the Chemistry Happens

As a global division of BASF, the Catalysts division is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. We develop and produce mobile emissions catalysts as well as process catalysts and technologies for a broad range of customers worldwide. The Catalysts division also provides precious metals procurement, sales, and related services. We continue to expand our leading role in catalyst technology through continuous process and product innovation.

We are looking for a professional like you to join our Production team located at Elyria, OH.

As a Maintenance Engineer you create chemistry by…

  • Collaborating with Production and Maintenance personnel and providing services related to design review, repair, and maintenance, including predictive / preventative maintenance activities.

  • Providing technical support for Root Cause Failure Analyses, troubleshooting of problems, spare parts management and monitoring Preventive and Predictive Maintenance programs.

  • Executing corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems, as well as seeking cost and time advantages, evaluating alternatives for equipment repair.

  • Assisting in the training and development of in-house maintenance resources that is tactical and daily mechanical focused.

  • Supporting reliability processes to drive improvements, optimize costs and improve asset effectiveness.

Your formula for success…

  • Having a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • General knowledge of mechanical equipment design and understanding of maintenance and reliability activities associated with process equipment, such as centrifugal pumps, piping systems, pressure vessels (including heat exchangers), atmospheric storage tanks, positive displacement pumps, relief devices and compressors of various design.

  • Broad-based, hands-on knowledge and experience with various types of mechanical equipment.

  • Experience with manufacturing reporting systems, specifically using SAP.

  • Demonstrating effective interpersonal skills.

You @ BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement

  • Mentoring & Development Programs

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet insurance

  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause

  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar

What are you waiting for? Click Apply now to BELONG@BASF!!

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Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-CCP/OM-Production North America-63027843

Title: Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

Location: OH-Elyria

Requisition ID: 2203025