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BASF Maintenance Mechanic 2 in Quincy, Florida

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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.

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Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 – 2100273 – Quincy, FL

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 to work in the Dispersions & Pigments (ED) business unit as part of our Quincy, FL manufacturing site.

The Maintenance Mechanic 2 will install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical equipment in an industrial plant, including hammer mills, bucket elevators, conveyor belts and other mechanical work of a varied nature with minimum supervision. Perform other tasks as assigned by management.

Formula for Success:

  • Recognizes and practices safe work habits in all facets of daily duties.

  • Installs, rearranges, and aligns complex equipment.

  • Diagnose trouble, plan and perform all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul and rebuild all types of difficult and complicated plant machinery and equipment, process and special equipment involving layout and development

  • Dismantles, repairs and reassembles complex equipment.

  • Performs work in the mechanic's skill area such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting and pipefitting.

  • Completes routine paperwork as required.

  • Works from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches.

  • Inspects own and others work for quality and dimensional requirements.

  • Must read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals.

  • Routinely rigs equipment for lifting with either hoist or cranes. Loads routinely run several thousand pounds.

  • Uses basic computer skills to access CMMS information.

  • Requires lifting up to 50 lbs, carrying up to 25 lbs.

  • Must be team oriented and have a willingness to learn and further develop technical skills.

  • Required to be on call and work nights and weekends as needed.

  • Required to wear respirator and other needed safety equipment.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma /GED and 5 years of large, industrial mechanical maintenance experience OR 2 year Associate Degree in Industrial maintenance/technology from a technical school/college and three years’ experience in a large, mechanical industrial maintenance technician's position.

  • Maintenance experience with large, industrial, manufacturing equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented and willing to document details appropriately.

  • Strong troubleshooting and fault isolation skills.

  • Familiar with Mechanical Rotating Equipment systems.

  • Strong personal safety philosophy.

  • Willingness to work overtime and respond to call-out after hours and weekends when needed.

  • Diesel engine equipment repair experience a plus.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

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.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EDN/OU-Operations Quincy-60001281

Title: Maintenance Mechanic 2

Location: FL-Quincy

Requisition ID: 2102956

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