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BASF I/E Maintenance Sr Engineer in Geismar, Louisiana

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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 in 2021 as one of America’s Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Instrument & Electrical Maintenance Engineer -Geismar, LA

Where the Chemistry Happens…

This position is responsible for providing instrument and electrical engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site. This position is to assure proper design, installation and repair of instrument and electrical equipment according to regulatory and BASF standards. This position provides expertise to support maintenance, operations, and capital project activities. Additionally, this position ensures a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. The scope is instrumentation and electrical less than 600 volts.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Electrical Engineering or in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Electrical Engineering and your related experience in either a chemical/petrochemical or refinery operation, you will perform equipment updates and reliability improvements.

  • Demonstrating your knowledge and experience in providing technical guidance, you will provide technical support to Production, Project Engineering, Turnaround and other Maintenance staff.

  • Applying your sound technical knowledge of instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical equipment, you will lead and participate on Accident/Incident investigations and RCFA teams.

  • Your working and/or educational knowledge of maintenance activities associated with process equipment such as power distribution systems up to 5KV, pressure, level and temperature instrumentation, various types of analyzers and sampling systems will be essential as you complete action items generated from Audits, PHA’s, Accident/Incident Investigations and MOC’s.

  • Your ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills within a diverse environment will serve you well as you direct equipment repairs involving on and off-site contract personnel.

  • Successfully engaging within the site, you will participate in PHA reviews.

  • Contributing effectively with your self-motivated work style and strong leadership ability, you will assist in managing SIS systems and associated documentation and lead SIS functional checks.

  • Your knowledge of applicable industry codes (OSHA, NFPA, NEMA, PSM etc.) will be useful as you create, review and edit procedures related to repairs, mechanical integrity and operation of equipment.

  • Your keen attention to detail will be a valued asset as you ensure development of Critical Equipment list and Critical Spares Inventory. This includes monitoring and optimizing the stores system by considering site-wide needs.

  • Your basic knowledge of SAP and how it is used to track costs and maintenance history will aid you as you research and communicate new technologies and maintenance practices to improve asset availability and optimize costs.

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.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-CIN/OM-Maintenance & Technical Services-63021551

Title: I/E Maintenance Sr Engineer

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 2103324