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BASF Sample Lab Technician in Shakopee, Minnesota

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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 a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Sample Lab Technician (1904371) – Shakopee, MN

Where the Chemistry Happens

As a member of the Technical Service Team, you will act as a direct resource in support of our applied samples, prototype samples for customers, and tradeshow programs by creating necessary product samples for our customers. You will play primary role in maintaining applied sample inventory to support sales growth.

Knowledge and Experience

Previous experience in the construction industry preferred. High school diploma or equivalent.

The primary qualification for this position is the attitude, ability and desire to help ensure that we consistently meet or exceed our customer’s expectations for applied samples. This begins with the professionalism and enthusiasm and continues with the accuracy and timeliness of our service and product. It includes the ability to build relationships with internal and external customers.

Incumbent must have strong problem-solving skills, pay attention to detail, and the ability to work well with a variety of people. Working knowledge of power tools such as table saws, drills and belt sanders are a must. Working knowledge of hand tools such as trowels, floats and rollers desired. Safety must be top priority. Standing, sitting, lifting and carrying for an extended period of time necessary. Must be able to lift 75 pounds.

Formula for Success

  • Efficiently create high qualify applied samples and prototype samples that properly represent our products and product lines to the customer Produce in a quantity that supports the sales efforts. This requires the use of table saws, belt sanders, trowels, floats and other power or hand tools.

  • Work directly with R&D, National Color Lab Marketing, and Sales teams to conceptualize industry leading applied samples.

  • Interface with to R&D, Marketing and Sales to fulfill all special sample requests and work orders meeting the defined tight deadlines

  • Work with 3 rd party warehouse to ensure adequate inventory levels of applied samples, assuring araciality upon demand.

  • Produce large scale applied samples in support of our tradeshow program

  • Support the National Color Lab by accurately pre-weighing tint bases in gallon containers. Ensure inventory in the Color Lab is maintained as directed.

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.

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

Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-EBN/D-Development-60000496

Title: Sample Lab Technician

Location: MN-Shakopee

Requisition ID: 1904371