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BASF Production Technician Apprentice - Spartanburg - White Stone Site in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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.

North American Apprenticeship Development Program (NAADP)

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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Production Technician Apprentice

We proudly provided apprenticeship opportunities to candidates looking to advance their career in the chemical manufacturing industry. BASF’s North American Apprenticeship Development Program (NAADP) is strongly committed to attracting talented candidates like YOU to join our manufacturing workforce, where you will have the opportunity to grow your career through great work experiences further enhanced through on the job training and skills development.

As part of BASF’s North American Apprenticeship Development Program (NAADP), apprentices participate in a 12-month program offering hands-on work experience in BASF’s chemical manufacturing plants while attending community college to earn a company paid basic certificate in process control. While participating in the NAADP, apprentices will be offered paid tuition, wages, and access to benefits. After the successful completion of the NAADP, apprentices will have earned a certificate in process control and received on the job training directly related to the BASF Production Technician roles.

Join a company that is recognized for its commitment to leading edge talent development as evidenced by consistent ranking in Diversity Inc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity seven years in a row! BASF highly encourages females and traditionally underrepresented cultural groups, including but not limited to African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent to apply.

Potential start date is January 1 0 th of 202 2 .

Apprentices will report to the Operations Manager who, along with the assigned sites’ manufacturing staff, will support the Apprentice throughout the NAADP.

Production Technician Apprentice – Spartanburg, SC ( White Stone Location)

Formula for Success: You Will…

Purpose:

A Production Operator in the Manufacturing Unit works from specific verbal and/or written instructions to operate the appropriate process equipment to produce a consistent product.

Major Responsibilities:

• Loads and unloads process equipment.

• Operates process equipment to maintain product within customer specifications.

• Maintain acceptable housekeeping standards in the work area.

• Follows all safety regulations.

• Operates forklift.

• Maintain lot integrity by keeping accurate batch/run sheets.

• Problem solving and troubleshooting of equipment

• Knowledge of safety regulations associated with a chemical operation.

• Knowledge of proper material handling procedures.

• Ability to lift 50lbs

• Able to work in hot or cold environments

• Ability to stand extended amounts of time

• Ability to work rotating 12 hours shifts, from days to nights every two weeks

EHS:

• Adhere to established safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.

• Participate in incident investigations.

• Accomplish day-to-day and recurring EHS activities

• Safety suggestions

• Proactive hazard recognition and EHS issues

• Attend and participate in Safety meetings

• Waste management activities

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of work experience where you

  • exhibited the ability to learn on the job and use provided equipment/tools

  • followed both written and verbal procedures/instructions

  • complied with operational and safety guidelines

  • demonstrated the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma or GED (those not possessing a Diploma or GED will be required to obtain one (with tuition assistance available from BASF) before moving to any other role at BASF)

BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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.

BASF Corporation is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO") and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, and other protected classifications.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EMN/OS-Operations Management Spartanburg-60001609

Title: Production Technician Apprentice - Spartanburg - White Stone Site

Location: SC-Spartanburg

Requisition ID: 2103103

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