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BASF Mechanical Technician Apprentice in Wyandotte, Michigan

Now Hiring! Mechanical Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Wyandotte, MI

Starting pay $20.00/hr, progressing to $27.00/hr.

The world needs creative solutions. We need YOU!

Where the chemistry happens…

At BASF, we are proud to introduce the next generation of Mechanical Maintenance Technician to the innovative world of Manufacturing. If you are looking to build a meaningful career while making an impact on the world, then come create chemistry with us!

As an Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice in our Wyandotte, MI production facility, you will make an impact on the world with a fundamental focus on sustainability. As an Instrument and Electrical Technician Apprentice, you will be a part of a team which produces products that go into ski boots, seat cushions, car parts, sports equipment, pharmaceuticals, and home care products, and more.!

Starting on or about August 5th, 2024, you…

Will begin or continue an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Multi-Skilled Manufacturing Maintenance program at Henry Ford Community College while working and learning at our Wyandotte, MI production facility from some of the best in the business. During your time here we do not want you to sweat the small stuff so BASF will cover the entire cost of your educational program, including books!

When you are not studying you will have opportunities to…

• Maintain, rebuild, and repair a wide variety of production, processing machines and equipment.

• Use hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments for repairs and maintenance of machinery and equipment.

• Use measurement devices, calipers, and micrometers to inspect machine parts.

• Support non-production maintenance and repair plumbing, filter changes, lighting, minor electrical, etc.).

• Proactively finds ways to improve plant uptime while performing preventative maintenance (PMs).

• Make recommendations to improve existing PMs to improve effectiveness and updates PM’s, modifications including equipment changes.

• Contact suppliers for troubleshooting/repair assistance.

• System and component troubleshooting and repair of production and site equipment.

• Rebuild and/or maintain a wide variety of production and site equipment.

• Support all EHS policies and procedures while promoting a safe working environment.

If you...

• Have a HS Diploma or GED

• Can work in a plant environment and lift 50lbs

• Can work 8hr fixed day shift (with the possibility for weekends and holidays)

• Will enroll in a degree program to launch a career in Manufacturing

• Can work on different structure levels, requiring the climbing of stairs, walking on metal walkways and grating, working at heights, etc., as well as being able to work in areas both inside and outside in varying weather conditions.


Create Your Own Chemistry With you@BASF

At BASF, you will have the chance to do meaningful work towards building a more sustainable future. In addition to competitive compensation and benefits, BASF provides you with access to a wide range of elements to help you be your best. It’s what we call you@BASF . We are committed to providing benefits, programs, and opportunities that support our employees’ overall well-being, personal growth, and a safe, collaborative, and inclusive work environment.

Just some of the many benefits we offer include:

  • Flexible work arrangements whenever possible

  • Highly competitive retirement savings plan with company match and investment options

  • Well-being programs that include comprehensive mental health support for you and your household family members

  • Family forming benefits (fertility, adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, maternity/parental leave, and more)

  • Back-up child and elder care with discount programs for families of all ages and stages

  • Mentoring and career development opportunities that allow you to share, learn, and thrive

  • Matching gifts program that allows you to deepen the impact of your contributions to qualified charities

  • Employee crisis support for when the unexpected happens

  • Access to our BASF wine cellar, employee discounts, and much more!

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Equal Employment Opportunities

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.

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