BASF Production Technician in Savannah, Georgia
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…
Production Technician (1802239) – Savannah, GA
As a member of the Production Team, the Axens Production Technician will work with the plant to facilitate meeting production commitments. The role will directly facilitate nonexempt employees in the assigned department. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work for upcoming shifts; supporting the performance appraisal process; and helping to resolve production issues.
Supports all BASF Responsible Care initiatives to improve EHS performance and meet site and business targets.
Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products
Coordinates production activities with management, purchasing, quality, and maintenance to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
Provides daily support for safe-manufacturing operations
Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance needs, and operational reports for trouble shooting, cost reduction and reporting.
Develops and implements operating procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality
Ensures inventory control of raw materials, parts and maintenance needed to maintain production.
Consults with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment to improve production and quality of products
Provides performance feedback for appraisals on area personnel
Conducts investigations to resolve plant issues and makes recommendation to management for resolution
Participates as a member of the Production Leadership Team reporting to the Operations Manager.
Participates in meetings with the support staff and Lead Operators to establish training priorities and schedules.
Assist with trials and other as needed production related projects.
On an exception basis, provide area coverage in the event of unexpected circumstances that could otherwise shut down an area of the facility.
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…
High School Diploma or GED
5 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing role
Experience in a Lead Operator or Operator role
Experience utilizing SAP software (Maintenance & Logistics Shipping)
Experience troubleshooting plant equipment and minor maintenance
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: G-CCP-Process Catalysts
Title: Production Technician
Requisition ID: 1802239