BASF Mixer in Mattawan, Michigan
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.
Where the Chemistry Happens…
Mixer – Mattawn, MI
This position has the knowledge and demonstrates ability to operate state of the art mixers, pumping equipment, hi-speed mixers, and tinting equipment in the production area. Follow process orders from beginning to end and record all pertinent information. Individual will add materials at specified quantities and times, observe temperatures and or mixtures and chemical reactions, record necessary batch information, and take, conduct and record samples at designated times to ensure timely, consistent, quality batches. Mixer will operate forklift and other material handling equipment. Participate in confined space entry pot cleaning activities, which include use of body harness and extraction system. Mixing position will participate in determining and implementing corrective actions. Must be able to wear all required PPE including air purified respirators. This position may also be assigned tasks in other functional areas as required to help support overall success of the facility.
The Mixer Operator will lift 65 pounds throughout the shift. Maximum lifting requirements are 80 - 90 pounds and must be able to push/pull up to 100 - 150 pounds. Work within a confined space is required and the position will work with chemicals.
The Mixer Operator will read batch tickets and must be able to understand and communicate in English to operate machines and interface with PLC control screens, read and complete process orders, complete safety tests.
The Mixer Operator must be able to solve simple math problems to accurately record chemical additions, lot numbers, and scale readings.
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
High School Diploma or GED.
2 years of experience in manufacturing.
2 years of forklift experience
Must have experience in confined space entry.
- Previous mixing or compounding experience preferred
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
Requisition ID: 1904354