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BASF Production Operator in Sparta, Tennessee

Now Hiring Production Operator!

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With its comprehensive product line, BASF is now one of the largest plastics producers worldwide and has an extensive range of polyurethanes and engineering plastics. New and highly efficient technologies and production processes combine with optimized production systems within a unique logistics structure, making BASF products leaders in terms of both cost and technology in many sectors.

The performance materials (PM) business unit has an opportunity at their manufacturing site at the Sparta, TN for Production Operator.

The Production Operator is responsible for all aspects of personal safety, product quality, and operating of the reactors. As well as, filling loading, and unloading systems and their auxiliary equipment such as blend tanks. The Production Operator will manufacture quality finished goods and manage raw materials in a safe and efficient manner. This includes running reactors, load/unload of tank trucks, railcars, totes, drums or pails as required.

This job takes place during night shift

During your time as a Production Operator you will…

  • Participate and use all LEAN Manufacturing Tools in addition to operate forklift after appropriate instruction.

  • Demonstrate ability to act as a team player and support production goals for the business.

  • Maintain an acceptable attendance record and an advanced level of proficiency at operating all production equipment (in the support class) with minimal supervision.

  • Learn, understand, and support improvements as they are implemented throughout the plant.

  • Maintain a positive attitude and take the initiative to help others in order to foster teamwork.

  • Complete paperwork with minimal amount of errors.

If you...

  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Demonstrate experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Are able to work during night shift


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At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • Competitive health and insurance plans including long term care

  • Retirement benefits with company-matching contributions

  • Learning & Development opportunities like our Mentorship and PDP programs

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave and family care solutions

  • Flex spending accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Wellness Program & Fitness Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.