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BASF Production Operator Apprentice in Malcom, Iowa

Now Hiring Production Operator Apprentice!

Starting pay $17.00/hr. and progressing to $20.00/hr.

Earn a paycheck while you learn a new career as a Production Operator Apprentice.

At BASF, we are proud to introduce the next generation of Production Operator to the innovative world of Manufacturing. If you are looking to build a meaningful career while making an impact on the world, then come create chemistry with us!

As aProduction Operator Apprenticein our Malcom, IA, you will make an impact on the world with a fundamental focus on sustainability. As aProduction Operator, you will be a part of a team which manufactures urethane solutions for use in transportation, industrial, commercial and construction industries. and more!

As your apprenticeship begins, you…

Will enroll in and attend aCertificate of Achievement inProcess Technology from Coastline Community College, ( while working and learning in our Malcom, IA site from some of the best in the business. During your time here we don’t want you to sweat the small stuff, so BASF will cover the entire cost of your educational program, including books!

Starting in August 2024 you will…

Work hands-on in our Malcom, IA personal care materials plant learning.

  • load and process reactors and perform in-process quality testing.

  • operate process equipment to maintain product within customer specifications.

  • operate and control of process equipment.

  • perform in-process testing procedures.

  • work in a team atmosphere with willingness and ability to help other team associates.

  • drive tow motors/fork trucks.

  • maintain assigned inspections and housekeeping duties.

If you...

  • Have a HS Diploma or GED

  • Are able to work in a manufacturing plant environment and lift 50lbs

  • Are able to work 12hr fixed shifts (day OR night/weekends and holidays)


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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 and much more!

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Equal Employment Opportunities

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.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.