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BASF Utilities Operator in Greenville, Ohio

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Utilities Operator – 2103271 - Greenville, OH

To operate and maintain the site’s utility systems and equipment, including steam boilers, air compressors, cooling towers, deionized water system, heat transfer oil heaters, thermal oxidizers, and diesel operated fire pumps and electrical generating sets. To support overall site maintenance and preventive maintenance programs on off-shifts. Contributes and adheres to safety, environmental, quality and EEO/AA standards of the corporations, division and location.


  • Control and operate site utility systems, including start-up, shutdown and recovery.

  • Perform operator maintenance and troubleshooting of natural gas fired steam boilers, thermal oxidizers, and heat transfer oil heaters and associated control systems.

  • Perform operator maintenance and troubleshooting for diesel fire pumps and electric generating sets and associated control systems.

  • Perform operator maintenance and troubleshooting for centrifugal air compressors and associated control systems.

  • Maintain water treatment systems, including sampling, testing and adding chemicals.

  • Support site maintenance requirements as needed; serve as primary maintenance support during night shifts and weekends.

  • Support various maintenance projects; perform refurbish work orders, and develop/review/update site procedures as assigned.

  • Assure that assigned Process Safety related mechanical integrity inspections are completed in a timely manner. Support Process Safety programs through participation in compliance audits, PreStart Up Safety Reviews, PHAs (Revalidations; Clean-Sheets) and other hazard / risk assessment activities, utilize available Process Safety Information in the safe performance of work activities as well as complete and provide feedback on Process Safety related training.

  • Utilize Management of Change to assure timely communication and training of process related changes to affected personnel, participate in process safety related incident investigations and complete assigned action items in a timely manner. Accept personal responsibility to act according to process safety regulations and company directives.

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 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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 1 year of industrial maintenance experience including experience with pumps and valves required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with safety practices and techniques relating to the chemical industry or equivalent preferred.

  • Experience in utility system operations and manufacturing maintenance, preferably the chemical industry.

  • State of Ohio “High Pressure Boiler Operator” license is preferred.

  • Vocational or college training, certificate, degree, license or equivalent.

  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment, climb steps and ladders, and lift up to 50 lbs. Score minimum on pre-placement aptitude tests.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-ECN/OP-OEM-Production-63002825

Title: Utilities Operator

Location: OH-Greenville

Requisition ID: 2103271