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BASF Machine Operator in Saint Joseph, Missouri

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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Machine Operator – St. Joseph, Missouri (2201477)

We’re looking for a Machine Operator responsible to assist in the execution of daily production schedule. This will include ensuring a safe working environment, monitoring product quality, packaging of finished product, raw material transportation and 5S projects.

Your responsibilities would also include:

Production Duties:

  • Ensuring a safe working environment always.

  • Comply with all Safety Regulations, including, Safe Work Permits, training requirements, and use of PPE and other safety equipment.

  • Monitor product quality and ensure it meets the specifications.

  • Perform packaging functions.

  • Maintain spare parts inventories, support inventory cycle counts, ensure inventory counts and reporting are correct, maintain MRO parts inventory and other department programs.

  • Setup, maintain and program the line equipment.

  • Continually maintain the plant for cleanliness and organization.

  • Rotate job positions to ensure ergonomic safety rules are followed.

  • Support 5S activities.

  • Complete paperwork and batch tickets timely and accurately.

  • Complete all company required training timely as needed.

  • Other duties assigned

Forklift Duties:

  • Safely operate the forklift at all times.

  • Complete required safety checklist daily and ensure safe working condition of the forklifts.

  • Monitor product quality and ensure it meets the specifications.

  • Stage raw materials for production process.

  • Complete certification course required.

  • Comply with all Safety Regulations.

  • Accurately record data as needed.

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 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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For In You…

Basic qualifications:

High School degree or GED

2 years of machine operating experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred qualifications:

Forklift operating experience

Packaging experience

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

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.


Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-APN/P-Regional Operations-63027211

Title: Machine Operator

Location: MO-St.Joseph

Requisition ID: 2201477