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BASF 2nd shift Production Operator in Malcom, Iowa

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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.

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Production Operator – 2202098 - Malcolm, IA

With its comprehensive product line, BASF is now one of the largest plastics producers worldwide and has an extensive range of polyurethanes and engineering plastics. New and highly efficient technologies and production processes combine with optimized production systems within a unique logistics structure, making BASF products leaders in terms of both cost and technology in many sectors.

The Production Operator is responsible for all aspects of personal safety, product quality, and operating of the reactors. As well as, filling loading, and unloading systems and their auxiliary equipment such as blend tanks. The Production Operator will manufacture quality finished goods and manage raw materials in a safe and efficient manner. This includes running reactors, load/unload of tank trucks, railcars, totes, drums, or pails as required.

  • Perform batching in blend tanks and reactors

  • Conduct visual inspection of operating equipment to determine current operating status

  • Operate a forklift after appropriate instruction

  • Work from both verbal and written instruction of Contact Supervisor, standard procedures, batch sheet and loading sheets to operate reactors, as well as filling and loading system.

  • Understand and follow all procedures in the Big 5 (Safe Work Permit, Lock Out Tag out, Line Break, PPE and Hot Work) after appropriate instruction and training.

  • This is a 2nd shift position:

  • First 6 months you will work from Monday - Thursday from 6 am - 4:30 pm (training purposes)

  • After 6 months: Monday - Thursday from 12 pm to 10 pm and perform a fair share of overtime duties, if required.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to perform basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions, percentages)

  • Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

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.

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Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-PMN/OSM-Ops PMU Malcom-63020757

Title: 2nd shift Production Operator

Location: IA-Malcom

Requisition ID: 2202098

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