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BASF I/E Reliability Engineer in Port Arthur, Texas

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Where the Chemistry Happens

The BASF Port Arthur Site is a world class producer of Ethylene, Propylene and Butadiene which are the base building blocks of many materials used to make our daily lives safer and easier. Our company motto is “We Create Chemistry”, this in many ways starts with the products we manufacture.

Your role is Integral and Critical to the Success and Reliable operation of this continuous operation facility.

As a I/E Reliability Engineer you create chemistry by…

  • You will provide technical support to the Maintenance Supervisor, Specialists and Craftsmen on difficult repair activities.

  • You will provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment repair/ reliability, including emergency work reviews

  • You will initiate and/or modify predictive and preventive maintenance programs as necessary, utilizing SAP task lists for specific instructions and scheduling of PMs. You will also design and implement small to medium scale instrumentation and electrical loops and devices including orifice and valve sizing as well as NEC and other applicable code adherence.

  • You will be responsible for defining and ensuring strategic spare parts for Instrumentation are managed and maintained.

  • You will maintain Instrument databases, loop specifications and drawings and ensure the update and integrity of information therein.

  • You will coordinate with and support the Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) group to assure that all required system test is accomplished in a timely manner and documented accordingly.

Your formula for success…

  • Degree and experience in petrochemical instrumentation and/or electrical maintenance - Bachelor’s degree in Instrument/Electrical Engineering with 1-2 years’ experience - Associates degree in Instrument/Electrical Engineering with 3-5 years’ experience

  • Experience using Instrument databases. INTOOLS is preferred, but not required.

  • Functional user of SAP with regards to Preventative Maintenance tracking and updating (or equivalent)

You @ BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement

  • Mentoring & Development Programs

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet insurance

  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause

  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar

What are you waiting for? Click Apply now to BELONG@BASF!!

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Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N/CPN/PSR-Site Reliability and Asset Management-63027573

Title: I/E Reliability Engineer

Location: TX-Port Arthur

Requisition ID: 2203035