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BASF Operations Engineer I in Greenville, Ohio

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Operations Engineer I (2002693) – Greenville, OH

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operation, quality and continuous improvement of the respective plant the position supports. In this role, you will provide the technical support needed to execute the required production plan. You will also demonstrate strong leadership in the area of safe plant operation and adherence to BASF Process Safety rules and policies.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your knowledge of process parameters, plant equipment and resin process, and competencies of analytical thinking, customer focus, and entrepreneurial acting/initiative.

Formula for Success

· Leveraging your education in Engineering or Chemistry and your experience in chemical production or maintenance, you will provide guidance and input to the achievement and development of plant goals, objectives and operational budgets.

· Your excellent computer skills, automation knowledge, and familiarity with EHS procedures/standards will be a valued asset as you generate & complete MOC's and revalidate temporary MOC's to confirm their validity.

· Relying on your familiarity with instrumentation (lab and field) and your solid problem-solving skills, you will provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to the daily Operational Team for plant problems that arise.

· Working as a team player, you can expect to be on-call and respond to any after hour event that impacts production or EHS.

· Demonstrating your experience in root cause failure analysis, you will provide technical input and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for production, EHS, and quality incidents.

· Utilizing your strong understanding of Process Safety Concepts and their applications, you will lead PHAs (Process Hazards Analysis) and assigned process safety improvement activities.

· Your knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles will serve you well as you identify Lean opportunities and support implementation of these Lean projects.

· Your excellent communication skills and interpersonal understanding will be essential as you assist and support the Production Supervisor with scheduling to ensure adequate shift coverage is maintained. You will also partner with the Production Supervisor to maintain safe operation and reliability of the plant.

· Your project management experience and previous participation in a debottlenecking project will serve you well as you lead projects to debottleneck equipment.

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BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-ECN/OA-Administration-63024929

Title: Operations Engineer I

Location: OH-Greenville

Requisition ID: 2002693

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