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BASF Process and Project Engineer in Queretaro, Mexico

Process and Project Engineer

Location Queretaro, MX


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:

Create and / or optimize processes under certain restrictions that ensure their economic, environmental and social sustainability. With a focus on producing faster, cheaper and simpler, always considering safety and ergonomics.

Formula for Success:

  • Assist in managing product Bill of Material and Mixing Instructions in the PLC and SAP

  • Manages investment projects in time, cost control and quality using internal and external resources

  • Supports introduction of any new production to Querétaro

  • Apply knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental applications in all phases of the work

  • Studies products and production methods to improve safety, quality and productivity to promote continuous improvement

  • Assures the application of company policies regarding SHE standards, Near misses, 5-S, Quality systems

  • Meet with SHE to evaluate and mitigate any SHE related issues

  • Source the items, contractors and services needed for completion of the project

  • Track, manage and report project spend keeping within budget

  • Communicate progress, milestones and issues that occur with stakeholders and interested parties

  • Work with contractors and service providers to install and meet project objectives

  • Responsible for all aspects of third-party titration chemicals and supplies

  • Depending on project may require some bending, squatting etc.

Ingredients for Success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

  • 5 - 7 years of experience in Process Engineering related positions

  • Process knowledge and ability to learn mechanical (equipment and piping systems,) and electrical (including automation,) applications

  • Experience working with SAP modules

  • Ability to generate and apply knowledge of technical drawings, (plans, schemes, layouts, process flow diagrams and P&IDs)

  • Work to improve and develop Quality Management systems implemented on site; ISO 9001, TS 16949, ISO 14001

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Develop proficiency in the various product families and their chemistries

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • MS office skills – Powerpoint, Excel, Visio, AutoCad

  • Project Management Experience

  • Familiar with working with vendors and negotiating costs

  • Good knowledge of SHE requirements for contractors

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Excellent written (including e-mail) skills

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.