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BASF Programmer in Huntsville, Alabama

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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. 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.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. The Huntsville area has been named as the best place to live and work in the country by US News & World Report for 2022. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Programmer – ( 2202782 ) – Huntsville, AL

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team and provide programming support for all Environmental Technology process equipment through the development and implementation of software changes to improve productivity, reduce cost, and improve safety. This process requires that the programmer be able to take a production concept or process and develop the control scheme, develop the PLC and HMI program, install the software on the equipment, and work with process engineers to refine the program. In this role, you will also be responsible for worldwide support for ET sites and joint venture partners.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education and experience with industrial automation and machine integration, you will provide programming support for HSV processing and manufacturing equipment.

  • Applying your training, certifications and practical experience with software programs such as Allen Bradley Panelview, RSLogix, FTBatch, FTSE, FTME and S-88 Standard; HMI - Wonderware INTOUCH; Siemens - Simatic S7, Simovis, and Simocom U, you will develop software for process changes and machine modifications at the request of site process engineers, maintenance department, operations, and project engineering through our MOC process. This software will be installed, optimized, and back-ups maintained.

  • Your advanced computer skills and working knowledge of industrial PLC and HMI software in a process control network environment will be essential, as you provide PLC and HMI support for the Huntsville maintenance department.

  • Demonstrating your exceptional written and verbal communication skills, you will assist with essential training, related to equipment troubleshooting of equipment controls to maintenance personnel for continuous development of individual skills and knowledge for their level.

  • Being a self-directed individual who requires minimum supervision, you will maintain the back-up software files for Huntsville process equipment to insure equipment functions.

  • Combining your extensive understanding of industrial control systems including instrumentation, with your highly skilled understanding of industrial mechanical systems and industrial robotic systems you will assist in the development of annual maintenance and facilities goals and objectives, as well as make recommendations to improve maintenance and production operations.

  • Utilizing your project experience, you will assist in the equipment controls improvements of the Huntsville site maintenance team to improve equipment functionality, reliability and improved productivity.

  • Displaying your ability to work in a team environment. align with I/E/C Manager in achieving site objectives, develop and install software, as well as interface with project engineering and equipment vendors to optimize equipment automation during machine development, installation, and start-up.

  • Your ability to multitask and manage multiple projects will serve you well, as you maintain the back-up software files for all Huntsville process equipment, establish, or modify work procedures including PM to meet the demands of the site, as well as requisition all necessary repair materials.

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 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.

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Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: CC-EE/PN-GBU Environmental Technologies-63026877

Title: Programmer

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 2202782