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BASF Turnaround (TAR) 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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Turnaround (TAR) Engineer (1901735) – Geismar, LA

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a TAR Engineer to provide execution leadership in all assigned phases of the Small/Medium Turnaround management processes across multiple facility areas. You will identify, champion, implement and sustain global and site processes and best practices to ensure TAR planning and execution are achieved at the highest safety standards, with maximum efficiency and at minimal cost. You will support the TAR Manager and TAR teams as needed to adhere to standardized processes and procedures and maintain documentation in the proper structure. In this role, you will be responsible for daily reporting to the TAR Manager the during execution phase and you will occasionally serve as Deputy TAR Manager.

Formulafor Success

  • Leveraging your educational background inMechanical, Civil, Electrical, or other engineering discipline or ConstructionManagement and your professional experience in a chemical, petrochemical or similarmanufacturing operation or construction environment, you will assist the TARManager and Cost organization to develop an accurate TAR budget, schedule, andorganization which is in line with the Business Unit’s objectives. This willhelp ensure the TAR scope is in line with business objectives.

  • Driving strategic decisions for the business,you will work with the TARM team and Technical Procurement to develop andimplement an appropriate TAR contracting and material procurement strategy.This will ensure compliance with corporate procurement policies and provide thebest overall service value and material total cost of ownership.

  • Your professional hands-on experience inMaintenance Engineering in support of turnaround operations is essential as youwill ensure the development/clarification of TAR work scope and TAR objectivesin order to challenge and optimize the scope to be executed inside the TARwindow. Optimizing scope should both reduce TAR spending and ensure facilitypost start-up operating objectives are achieved.

  • Successfully engaging across the business, youwill ensure planning and organizational deliverables support the developmentand execution of effective TAR logistics processes. Effective TAR logistics areessential to achieve TAR budget and schedule targets.

  • Demonstrating your leadership ability, you willbe tasked with supervising day-to-day work during the TAR execution phase.

  • Your robust skills in planning, execution, andfollow through will be challenged as you assist in establishing, tracking, andreporting on TAR performance KPI’s to help assess the effectiveness of theplanning effort and identify areas for improvement, and assist in capturing TAR“Lessons Learned” and fully assesses the TAR after completion to continuouslyimprove future TAR performance.

  • Utilizing your previous project leadership inturnaround or capital project management combined with your proven abilityto operate as the primary technical resource to others for all phases ofTAR execution, you will provide technical expertise and leadership on areaproject teams and field work; to include, participation in RCFAs,identification of reliability near misses and capital projects.

  • Exercising your solid technical knowledge andexperience in maintenance and/or construction work execution of all typesof crafts and your strong computer skills (particularly MS Office and SAPor other enterprise software system), you will develop and implement allphases of TAR execution planning across various business units andmaintenance areas to ensure business objectives are fully achieved, toinclude budgets, schedules, and work implementation strategies.

  • Using your strong communication skills anddemonstrating your commitment to safety, you will develop and implementcommunication strategies to ensure safety policies and procedures are properlyintegrated into the TAR planning and adhered to during TAR execution. Safety isa top priority.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer 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.

This position requires allcandidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC(Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S.Department of Homeland Security.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-CMN/OE-Iso Maintenance Construction & TAR-63023002

Title: Turnaround (TAR) Engineer

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1901735