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BASF Batchmaker - Liquid in Michigan, Illinois

Batchmaker - Liquid

Location Michigan


A chemical structure is only as strong as the bonds between the molecules. At Chemetall/BASF, the strength of the bonds lies not just in the chemicals but is also mirrored in the links forged between the global companies and employees of the Chemetall/BASF world.

We are a company with highly qualified talent, who give their contribution each and every day across the different sectors to make the Chemetall/BASF difference. We demonstrate uncompromising ethics and appreciation for our employees, as well as respect for the environment. Chemetall/BASF is a leading specialty chemical company whose quality, innovation, and service exceed the expectations of our customers.

Where the Chemistry Happens:

This position is responsible for making batches of liquid materials.

Formula for Success:

  • Receive batch sheets from Foremen

  • Read manufacturing controls for all special instructions, special details, safety equipment, raw materials needed, and amounts of materials needed

  • Make sure all kettles and pipelines to kettles are clean and not leaking. Make sure the kettle main valve is closed before starting

  • Name the product being manufactured in order to look for wash water, remix, or inprocess material and give to production HiLo driver

  • Make out list of raw materials and amounts needed and give to production HiLo driver

  • Pump bulk raw materials accurately and in order

  • Weigh all drum raw materials and pour exact amounts into proper kettle. Record raw material amounts on batchmaker sheet and provide raw material dates or Lot Numbers

  • Mix all products according to mix times on sheet

  • Take sample to Lab as soon as mix time is reached

  • Upon Lab approval, you then add any remix or inprocess material that has been Lab checked and tagged as “Okay”

  • Re-sample product for final Lab approval after remix or inprocess has been added

  • After Lab gives final approval shut mixer off and close lid on kettle

  • Perform any miscellaneous duties such as receiving bulk raw materials and other duties assigned by Foreman

  • Make sure all empty containers from your shift or your usage are removed from your area before end of shift

  • Keep your area clean at all times

Ingredients for Success:

  • Job requires the ability to manually handle drummed materials including hazardous materials which weigh 350 to 550 pounds each

  • Job requires considerable lifting, bending, standing, twisting and stooping

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.