BASF Electrical Engineer in McIntosh, Alabama

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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 a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

In this role, you will provide electrical engineering expertise to the Engineering Department at the McIntosh Site. You will assure the proper design, purchase, and installation of electrical equipment according to regulatory and BASF standards. Areas of responsibility include executing capital projects for the site in the electrical discipline, as well as providing technical expertise to operations and maintenance as required.

Electrical Engineer (1800631) – McIntosh, AL

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Provide electrical design for small-to medium-sized capital projects

  • Serve as a resource or Electrical Lead for Engineering Partners on large projects.

  • Direct staff and third-party Electrical Designers at the site.

  • Develop electrical scopes, schedules, and estimates for projects to meet business objectives.

  • Field verify and review electrical capabilities of existing systems for design activities on projects.

  • Produce engineering calculations required to support work.

  • Specify electrical equipment and materials while acquiring consensus with area Maintenance personnel.

  • Obtain vendor quotes and provide technical support during procurement process on electrical bid packages.

  • Provide quality checks on all electrical design packages and perform cross-checks between design disciplines.

  • Inspect equipment at off-site locations when required, including factory acceptance tests.

  • Evaluate contractor bid proposals.

  • Supervise and support construction activities.

  • Responsible for check-out, commissioning, and start-up support on capital projects.

  • Support Operations and Maintenance Groups as a technical resource for electrical infrastructure.

  • Provide design and troubleshooting associated with the site’s 12-kV electrical distribution system.

  • Interface with Procurement on Alliance contracts that are coordinated with area Maintenance and Operations personnel.

  • Lead site Standards Teams in areas including electrical classification.

  • Participate on teams to review processes, procedures, and standards and submit requests for updates.

  • Ensure compliance with codes and regulations and that designs conform to applicable corporate, plant, and engineering policies and procedures.

  • Support to the Central Gulf Regional Service Center as required.

  • Utilize BASF computer resources (e.g., SAP) to execute work processes.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required.

  • At least 5 years of experience working in Engineering and/or Maintenance groups within an industrial environment (preferably a chemical plant).

  • Possess strong organizational skills in the areas of resource planning and task management.

Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-EVP-Performance Chemicals

Title: Electrical Engineer

Location: AL-McIntosh

Requisition ID: 1801813