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BASF E&I Controls Engineer in Peekskill, New York

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In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about €1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit at .

What You'll Be Doing - We are seeking a professional like you to provide E&I controls expertise to the Technical Organization by utilizing your 5 years of experience in engineering. You will have accountability for providing technical leadership for the development and execution of the site’s Mechanical Integrity Program with focus on E&I and Controls.

  • You will work closely with the site E&I engineer and contractor resources for electrical maintenance support of operations and to drive continuous improvement in the documentation and execution of the site’s Mechanical Integrity program with focus on E&I and Controls.

  • Identify opportunities for instrumentation and control improvements that will increase productivity, increase process repeatability, reduce cost, and/or reduce risk of employee exposure. Develop, justify and implement projects to address.

  • Support the site’s efforts directed at the development and implementation of an automation strategy to drive improvements in process control.

  • Provide engineering support for the development of capital projects, focusing on E&I requirements.

  • Support the site Officer of Automation Security to develop and manage related policies and procedures.

  • Identify, evaluate and make recommendations regarding new process control technologies.

  • Participate in and/or lead teams in support of optimizing plant processes for quality, cost, reliability and productivity.

  • Develop, execute and manage small capital projects.

Coloring Your World: What We Offer You …

We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family’s needs, no matter where you are in your career.

The “Total Rewards” that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you’ve been dreaming of, and much more.

Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.

Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Shine With Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?


  • B.S. in Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.

  • Experience in a process environment working with industrial electrical systems 480VAC to 5VDC and maintenance thereof.

  • Experience with the specification, configuration, and operational troubleshooting of process control instrumentation.

  • Experience with process control network architecture.

  • Working knowledge of the use and application of PLC’s, DCS, and process data systems.

  • Knowledge and experience in project management, structured and disciplined problem solving, and ability to act independently will assist you in your success.

  • The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to establish effective relationships quickly. He or she should have experience in working as part of a team and a strong technical aptitude. Candidate must possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Candidate must display initiative, have a strong drive for results and be able to work with minimal supervision.


  • Ability to lead all phases (scope development, cost estimating, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up) of capital projects.

  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment.

Bonus Points

  • If you hold a PE license, that is a plus.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-EDP/PNP-Operations Pigments Peekskill-60001272

Title: E&I Controls Engineer

Location: NY-Peekskill

Requisition ID: 1903972