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BASF Quality Assurance Technician in Wyandotte, Michigan

Now Hiring! Quality Assurance Technician

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.

In the past year, BASF has been recognized as a DiversityInc Top 50 Company for Diversity; achieved a 100% compliance ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index measures of best places to work for LGBTQ employees; and been named a Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes.

Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable solution!

Wyandotte, MI - Resins Plant

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Where the chemistry happens…

The employee is responsible for quality assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished product streams for the Wyandotte Resin and Dispersion Plant (WYDR). This is done by conducting analytical testing on raw materials, resins, resin cuts, and emulsions in support of a 24/7 ISO 9001:2015 manufacturing operation. The employee is also responsible to seek opportunities to continuously improve operational efficiency and to identify and eliminate waste. Works with minimal direct supervision currently working straight 8-hour midnight shift (11pm-7am) eventually moving to a shift rotating 12-hour schedule. The 12-hour rotating shift runs from 6:00 to 6:00. Shifts rotate from day to night over a 4-week cycle, known as the “J-Swing.”


  • 2-year Associates degree in Chemistry or 2-year Technical degree in Analytical Testing in Chemistry or related field AND 3 years of laboratory experience OR HS diploma/GED AND 4 years of laboratory experience in a chemical environment.

  • Ability to operate various controlled instruments, in addition to a basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Products; Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Well-developed analytical methodology and an insight into problem solving.

  • Knowledge of SPC.

  • Detail oriented with the ability to record (via notebook or computer) and report pertinent data.

  • Must be wiling and able lift to a maximum of 49 lbs.

  • Must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions.

  • Must be able to follow all applicable safety procedures including correct personal protective equipment.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment and interact with management and employees within the organization.

  • Ability to work 8 hour nightshift (11pm-7am) plus overtime with future rotating 12 hour shifts 6:00 - 6:00 - J swing schedule

  • Experience managing the development and document control aspects of quality systems procedures and work instructions

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