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BASF Process Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

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Where the Chemistry Happens

As a chemicals supplier to almost all industries, BASF will establish a standalone subsidiary dedicated to its Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Precious Metals Trading, Recycling, and related Products and Services business. The new group is referred to as BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions and is wholly owned by BASF. BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions will operate globally in over 15 countries and comprise of approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.

As a Process Engineer you will be responsible for all technical support for the Automotive & Heavy-Duty Diesel Catalyst Manufacturing process. Your focus will be supporting Process Engineering Team, Slurry preparations and Coating operations. Additional responsibilities include supporting operations in day-to-day production troubleshooting as needed, and Process Optimization. You will lead various Continuous Improvement projects at site to improve overall productivity, improve quality, reducing process losses and scrap reduction

As a Process Engineer you create chemistry by…

  • SOS/BOM/Recipes generation and maintenance

  • Supporting operations on departmental Key Performance Indicators

  • Troubleshooting/Supporting production issues at slurry preparations and coating operations

  • Supporting special projects implementation.

  • Managing various data system

  • Owning Precious Metal control and variance investigations

  • Managing special projects related to safety, productivity, 5s, lean manufacturing, visual management.

Your formula for success…

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field with 5 year’s experience in Process Engineering at Chemical/Manufacturing sites required or Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field with 3 year’s experience in Process Engineering at Chemical/Manufacturing sites required

  • Must have proven ability to identify problems and opportunities in the related areas and define, structure, plan, and implement improvement projects to satisfy site, business group, and corporate objectives required.

  • Familiarity with quality systems required. IATF 16949 automotive experience preferred

  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of statistical process control, statistical analysis, and quality improvement processes/tools

  • Technical knowledge of inorganic batch chemical unit operations – mixing, wet milling, slurry pumping, powder handling, drying process

  • Ability to build relationships with all levels in the organization required.

  • Experience with Minitab, SAP, MS Excel, PowerPoint, SQL, VBA and Word preferred.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt, Lean Manufacturing experience a plus

  • Automotive experience is a plus

You @ BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • 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

What are you waiting for? Click Apply now to BELONG@BASF!!

In accordance with applicable law, BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. The competitive pay range for this role is $85,000 - $105,000. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

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Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: CC-EE/PN-GBU Environmental Technologies-63027730

Title: Process Engineer

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 2203882