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BASF Lab Tech 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 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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

This position is responsible for quality control testing of in process samples, raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods within the scope of the Company Quality Policy. Using appropriate software to evaluate data based on internal and external specifications, support the continuous improvement of lab and plant processes through QA/QC activities and meet and/or exceed customer expectations.

Lab Technician – ( 2200124 ) – Geismar, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • From your experience working in a chemical manufacturing laboratory environment you will be responsible for analyzing raw materials, intermediate products, finished products and other chemical samples and evaluate suitability according to established specifications to ensure quality and availability of final product

  • Drawing on your basic understanding of general chemistry, you will analyze samples, provide quality data and become an active member along with the Lab Supervisor and Production personnel to provide innovative ideas to improve lab and plant processes and demonstrate continuous improvement

  • Utilizing your basic computer skills using software packages such as Microsoft Office, Power BI, SAP, Lotus Notes, etc to enhance quality reporting

  • Ensure the suitability of laboratory equipment through proper operation, verification and good quality control and assessment activities.

  • Generate quality data and significant statistical data to support plant personnel in their efforts to enhance process control, meet customer requirements and continuously improve our product quality characteristics.

  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and overtime as needed

  • This position will work rotating, 12-hour shifts: (5am-5pm) and (5pm-5am). The position will have every other weekend off

  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work as a part of a team,understand chemical and instrument and cGMP processes, be self-motivated, and willing to devleop technical knowledge and understanding of the cheical and measurement processes involved in their respective unit

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.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: NCG/Q-Geismar Analytical Services and Quality-60000644

Title: Lab Tech

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 2200124