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BASF Maintenance Technician in Parma, Idaho

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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. Forbes Magazine has recognized BASF as one of America’s Best Diversity Employers in 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Maintenance Technician I – Parma, ID

A Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring building and assets are kept in good condition by supporting all departments by performing preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance tasks.

This position is directly accountable to the Maintenance Manager of the Parma Processing Facility for leveraging maintenance and repairs of equipment in Quality Assurance, Conditioning, Enhancement, Treatment, Packaging, Shipping & Receiving, and Warehouse.

This position will utilize skilled maintenance experience to learn and apply reliability procedures and principles. Establish a clear understanding mechanically on the use of equipment/ in the different processing areas. As experience and competence is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with more independence.

Assist the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler in KPI success by keeping downtime to a minimum, complete work orders within the established timelines and manage parts inventory.

Seek and evaluate Process Improvements tools, materials and methods to match specific organizational needs as outlined by Management and adapt them to use in the execution of process improvement projects.

Assist in the implementation of a safe, secure, cost effective, quality maintenance program including mechanical installations & repairs for the facility.

Principal job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with Maintenance Technicians and coordinate complex maintenance tasks.

  • Works directly with department managers and operators to follow up on work orders and completed work.

  • Collaborates and coordinates closely with Planner/Scheduler and Reliability Engineer to optimize maintenance actives and further develop and improve the Reliability Centered Maintenance Program.

  • Provide expertise and training on areas of maintenance activities. Provide training and support of Preventative Maintenance Program as required or needed. Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines and on equipment.

  • Examine electrical and control devices in operation to locate possible causes and troubleshoot electrical systems, computer controls, PLC, HMI, VFDs.

  • Performs electrical maintenance including, but not limited to replacement or repair of devices and fixtures using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools. Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

  • Performs mechanical maintenance including, but not limited to mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and troubleshooting equipment.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, one line diagrams, and P&IDs to perform required maintenance and service. Utilize CMMS system to manage asset information and work orders.

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas. Forklift License, Hoisting Equipment, Confined Space, Control of Hazardous Energy.

  • Responds to equipment failures during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate concerns. Able to work flexible hours and respond to call in on evenings and weekends.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years maintenance experience

  • Professional Trade License: Journeyman Electrician with Instrumentation Skills

  • Experience with Reliability Centered Maintenance strategies and methodologies

  • Experience in maintaining and repairing Buildings, Industrial Equipment, and Infrastructure

  • Experience in General Industry Safety requirements

  • Experience utilizing Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

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.

Job: GESE - General Services

Organization: G-APV/NFS-Vegetable Seeds Regional Site Services-63022609

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: ID-Parma

Requisition ID: 2103773