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BASF Senior Global Technologist in Freeport, Texas

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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 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Senior Global Technologist Superabsorber Polymers ( 2201462 ) – Freeport, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Freeport plant acts as lead plant in deploying the asset target picture and process innovation concepts for our global asset footprint. The current senior process manager in Freeport is a crucial position to transfer and implement new learnings from central R&D to the asset, but at the same time to push with new ideas and concepts the kneader technology forward on a global level.

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team and steer Freeport plant on and support in scoping and implementing OPEX, as well as digitization and sustainability projects. In this role, you will also govern over minimum requirements in process safety and CPE asset management concepts and secure long term technical know-how in the Freeport operation team by training and coaching and being an active member in the global technical community for Superabsorbent Polymers.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your background in Chemical or Process Engineering with your experience in the operational field and solids processing, you will drive process innovation for kneader technology & transfer and scale up R&D learnings from lab and pilot plant in the world scale plant in Freeport.

  • Demonstrating your exceptional innovation skills, ability drive sustainable solutions and strong insight in asset management concepts, you will make sure new product are rolled out in a profitable and sustainable way for BASF but also fulfilling the customer requirement.

  • Your strong knowledge of process safety concepts will serve you well, as you drive and secure technical know-how management for the technology in North America. You will also govern over minimum requirements in process safety and asset management concepts to secure long term LTO and asset reliability. Act as go to person for local process and asset management on these topics.

  • Demonstrating your excellent intercultural awareness and basic knowledge of polymer chemistry, you will take active part in the global community, drive tech exchanges between sites, perform trainings, keep training documentation up to date and make information management a living system.

  • Your insight in asset digitization and modelling concepts and tools will be essential, as you steer as senior member of global technology strategic CAPEX pipeline and Asset Target Picture for Freeportplant and support in scoping and implementing OPEX, digitization and sustainability projects.

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-CPN/O-Operations Industrial Petrochemicals-63027258

Title: Senior Global Technologist

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 2201462