BASF Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in Geismar, Louisiana

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!

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer-Geismar (1802804)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to provide mechanical maintenance engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site. You will also be responsible for collaboration with Production and Maintenance personnel and providing services related to design review, repair and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance activities. Additionally, you will provide technical support to Root Cause Failure Analyses, troubleshooting of problems, and monitoring PM and PdM programs. You will also ensure a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering Degree, preferrably Mechanical or Chemical along with your experience in a chemical/petrochemical or manufacturing environment in the area of maintenance and/or reliability you will provide mechanical maintenance engineering expertise.

  • Your 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 is crucial to this role.

  • Your ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures along with the ability to influence, persuade and negotiate is essential.

  • Your basic understanding of maintenance and reliability work processes, device preventative maintenance activities, vibration analysis and equipment lubrication programs will allow you to provide technical support when needed and troubleshooting of problems.

  • Your knowledge of SAP is highly desirable.

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: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-FTN/G-Technical Site Services Geismar-63021606

Title: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1802804