BASF Power Distribution Services Manager in Geismar, Louisiana

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Power Distribution Services Manager-Geismar (1801932)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to provide technical and managerial leadership to your staff and lead the long term strategic and reliability efforts for the site. You will serve as the site-wide community expert regarding complex electrical systems as it relates to maintenance and reliability solutions. You will implement innovative and technological advanced approaches to power system reliability. You will also be responsible for the development and implementation of maintenance and reliability strategies consistent with requirements as defined by the Asset Management organization. Additionally, you will be responsible for direct and indirect reports (Maintenance Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Power Specialist, Power Supervisor, and Power & DST planners) as well as lead the audit program of electrical contractor QA/QC process.

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.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational background in an Electrical Engineering, as well as your extensive professional experience as a subject matter expert in Medium and High Voltage Power Maintenance /Reliability (2.3KV-238KV), you will be able to drive standardized work processes and standards to ensure efficient and effective work execution and technical development and progression for contract execution workforce.

  • You will preserve and enhance the Power Distribution Knowledge Exchange process as well as continued maintenance of departmental KPI’s to drive transparency and continuous improvement.

  • As you deal effectively with the unknown and unexpected you will also support the development and implementation of electrical reliability strategies in alignment with targets established by Asset Management.

  • Your strong communications skills will be a valued asset as you provide facts and figures to collaborate and negotiate with Engineers, Maintenance and Operations Personnel, Procurement, Stores, Accounting, Site Leadership and manufacturing support services as you will analyze site-wide AE data, evaluate trends and commonalities across the site, and recommend/implement changes to site-wide-equipment strategies or maintenance programs to drive continuous improvements

  • As you balance priorities across multiple plants and situations within resource constraints, while preserving a maintenance and engineering perspective and intent you will ensure the sustainability of reliability processes, such as Bad Actors, Root Cause Failure Analysis, FMEA, etc. are being followed within the site as well as ensuring that required technical capabilities are maintained through adequate training and succession planning.

  • Your active participation on Electrical Contract management team and the use of LEAN manufacturing tools will ensure continuous improvement and the ability to identify waste.

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.

**BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Title: Power Distribution Services Manager

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1801932