BASF Turnaround Contractor Coordinator in Geismar, Louisiana

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Turnaround Contractor Coordinator-Geismar (1801930)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to provide coordination of contractor activities involved in mobilization, pre-TAR work execution, TAR execution, post TAR execution, and demobilization. You will be responsible for improving contractor work efficiency by working with the contractor to identify “road blocks” and get then removed. You will compile turnaround work scope for all crafts, develop bid packages for all turnaround crafts and lead a team in reviewing all bid packages. You will work with all contractors to establish a proper man power curve and monitor turnaround schedules and make adjustments to manpower. Your other responsibilities are as follows:

  • Create purchase requisitions for contract labor and equipment.

  • Monitor TAR contractor activities in the field and provide general safety and QC oversight.

  • Interface with contractor supervision and be a point of contact to remove "road blocks" encountered by the contractor.

  • Measure the contractor's work efficiency and report results. Request additional resources or initiate demobilization as appropriate.

  • Train contractor field supervision on TAR procedures that they will be impacted by and need to understand.

  • Participate and provide input in post TAR critique/lessons learned meetings.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational background and extensive maintenance experience in a Petrochemical and/or Refining manufacturing facility as well as your experience as a Contractor Supervisor either as an owner’s representative or as part of the contractor’s management team, you will improve contractor work efficiency by working with the contractor to identify road blocks and provide resolution.

  • You must have solid experience supporting the development and negotiation of TAR services contracts and an in-depth knowledge of maintenance work execution for all types of crafts typically used in manufacturing facilities as well as basic cross discipline mechanical, civil, instrumentation, and electrical knowledge.

  • Your knowledge of SAP and BASF accounting practices associated with maintenance and project work activities is highly desirable.

  • Your excellent organizational and work management skills as well as keen attention to detail and a high degree of quality orientation are what is needed in order to effectively provide coordination of contractor activities.

  • Your extensive experience in Excel, Primavera or Microsoft Access is needed to optimize and organize work.

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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.

**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: Turnaround Contractor Coordinator

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1801930