BASF Production Manager in McIntosh, Alabama

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Production Manager (1802287)

Where the Chemistry Happens

The role supports production processes in the AO Synthesis production units. This position will work in a group environment on site with operators, maintenance, engineers, chemist, contractors, vendors and management to collect information and troubleshoot issues. There will also be significant interaction with other business functions including Product Management, Quality, Supply Chain and Corporate EHS. This information will be utilized independently and in team settings to engineer corrections/improvements to ongoing issues and develop sustainable solutions to prevent reoccurring failures.

Formula for Success

  • Assist with improving and achieving Production conformance to schedule by monitoring daily production downtime/operations efficiency by troubleshooting process and equipment operability issues, identify root causes and implement solutions.

  • Provide technical support and guidance to operators, maintenance, and chemist to support the production requirements.

  • Provide leadership to front line Operations team.

  • Monitor all aspects of production to identify improvement opportunities and make recommendations to support continuous improvement with safety performance, regulatory compliance, quality, efficiency, throughput, equipment reliability, waste reduction and operating cost.

  • Provide support and guidance for operations during nights, week-ends, and holidays.

  • Participate in / lead AIM’s (RCA) investigations, management of change, PSSR’s, and participate in PHA’s.

  • Participation in PSM/RMP and BASF EHS auditing process

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.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EVP-Performance Chemicals

Title: Production Manager

Location: AL-McIntosh

Requisition ID: 1802287