BASF Maintenance Mechanical Engineer in Freeport, 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 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 Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Maintenance Mechanical Engineer (1805142) – Freeport

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are searching for a professional like you that can effectively provide technical support to Root Cause Failure Analyses, troubleshoot problems, and monitor Preventative Maintenance/Predictive Maintenance (PM/PdM) programs. In addition, we will look to you to promote a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN manufacturing tools. You will have ownership of resolving maintenance technical issues and supporting reliability and mechanical integrity efforts.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational background in Mechanical Engineering combined with your relevant work experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment you will be responsible for plant maintenance activities.

  • Your solid understanding of manufacturing equipment and plant manufacturing processes will be a valued asset as you provide technical support to the Maintenance Superintendent, specialists, and craftsmen to resolve challenging equipment repair issues.

  • Leveraging your awareness of technical standards, procurement policies, and the project execution process, you will develop scopes of work, work packages, and obtain quotes as you serve as a discipline engineer for Management of Change expense projects.

  • Successfully engaging across the business, you will support capital projects by supplying your engineering expertise, provide input for the Maintenance budget, and participate in the “Bad Actor” program and implement action plans to improve reliability.

  • Your experience with manufacturing reporting systems such as SAP will be useful as you will review work order feedback forms for accuracy and completeness and provide recommended improvements to similar future work.

  • Applying your educational background in combination with your prior work experience, you will evaluate new technologies and alternative methods for equipment repair while seeking cost and delivery advantages.

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-FTN/F-Technical Site Services Freeport-63007003

Title: Maintenance Mechanical Engineer

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1805142