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BASF Staff Advanced Process Control Engineer in Geismar, Louisiana

Now Hiring! Staff Advanced Process Control Engineer

Geismar, LA, Freeport, TX - Hybrid

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. 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. The Global Engineering team leverages our technical know-how and expertise to deliver solutions that enable safe, sustainable, reliable, and cost-competitive production.

We are seeking a professional like you to be part of the Automation, Controls and Electrical team within the Technical Expertise department. We expect a highly qualified individual who will identify, champion, implement and maintain Process Automation Systems, specializing in the Advanced Process Control Technology area. This position is part of the global E&M Strategy to establish and build up knowledge in the area of Advanced Process Control in the North American region. You will provide a key contribution to the North American manufacturing sites on their Journey to Operational Excellence.

As a Staff Advanced Process Control Engineer, You Create Chemistry By...

  • Providing expertise in the functional design and implementation of process automation, such as process control strategies, model predictive control applications and real-time optimization, develop cost / benefit analyses for potential new projects, being able to provide training for operators and engineers.

  • Collaborating with Global Technical Expertise Community (GTEC) for Automation and evaluating of new developments in advanced process control technology.

  • Sustaining existing Advanced Process Control applications - analyzing and tracking performance and implement corrective actions.

  • Troubleshooting process control problems - Identifying causes, making recommendations and implementing improvements.

  • Providing leadership on project teams, which will include assisting with developing project approval package and participation in approval review meetings.

  • Evaluating new developments in advanced process control technology and maintaining overview of APC activities in the North American region.

If you...

  • Have a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering or Electrical Engineering preferred or in related fields with a minimum of 10 years of experience.

  • Have strong technical knowledge in basic control concepts including Advanced Regulatory Control.

  • Have technical knowledge in Advanced Process Control, basic process control and control theory.

  • Posess fundamental knowledge of unit operations in the Process Industry, such as reactors, distillation towers, heat exchangers.

  • Have the fundamental knowledge of controls systems, and a basic understanding of the various types of pressure, level, temperature, and flow instrumentation.

  • Have availabitity to travel between 30% and 50% of the time.


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  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement

  • Mentoring & Development Programs

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet insurance

  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause

  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar and much more!

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