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BASF Senior Engineer, PAT(在线分析仪表) (004985) in ZHANJIANG, China

Senior Engineer, PAT(在线分析仪表) (004985)











BASF is currently building a new Verbund site in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. Announced in July 2018 and officially commenced in November 2019, BASF Guangdong Verbund site project would be BASF’s largest investment with up to US$10 billion upon completion and would be operated under the sole responsibility of BASF. The site would ultimately be the third-largest BASF site worldwide, and will be built into a role model for smart manufacturing and sustainable production by utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards.

Main Tasks

  • Develop and coordinate site PAT equipment/system maintenance management strategy and processes as well as its contractor’s strategies.

  • Work together with asset management to develop the relevant PAT equipment/system proactive, preventive, corrective maintenance life cycle plan as well as effective inspection & test regime.

  • Lead site PAT team, manage maintenance process, including scope definition, cost estimation, planning & scheduling, implementation, safety/quality/cost controlling and documentation (record, report, work instruction, procedure etc.), ensure effective and in time qualified services for site.

  • Collaborate with procurement and contractor management team on PAT external service and contract-out management, including contractor assessment, qualification, technical clarification, bidding and verification etc.

  • Coordinate and support site PAT equipment/systems materials and spare parts management, including stock/nonstock, repair and procurement policy, BOM & MRP setting etc., also be responsible for specialized facilities and tools management.

  • Be responsible for PAT equipment/systems consistent and reliable application and running, ensure good performance on PAT relevant functions and processes, e.g. analyzer houses etc.

  • Keep update of the authority requirement of environment PAT, meet compliance requirement to ensure proper maintain and good performance

  • Act as technical decision maker & owner of site PAT equipment/system management, coordinate direction and strategies in site PAT equipment technical management with Clusters/BUs team, to ensure high standard of reliability and integrity for all site PAT equipment/system.

  • Provide technical support to plants by assisting in RBM, root cause analysis and resolving PAT problems and bad actors, reviewing operating procedures, and assisting in operation, shutdown & start-up, identify and mitigate the threats to site availability.

  • Establish and provide technical assurance for site PAT equipment/system management by maintaining KPIs, reviewing processes and MOC, leading PAT system relevant program and improvement task forces & activities, following the relevant regulations and set up PAT equipment/system maintenance and overhaul acceptance standards, also provide in time effective and expertise technical advisory service based on demands.

  • Technical support to plant turnaround execution, including but not limited to assisting in the planning and execution of the PAT equipment/system inspection, test and overhaul; Coordinate TAR resources for technical support with GC & Global Community.

  • Lead and establish PAT equipment/system technical management documentation system refer to project and OEM files as well as site maintenance database.

  • Developing digital application in PAT maintenance, set up the predictive maintenance system for PAT. Keep update of the latest technologies.

  • Provide technical support to Capex Project team on PAT equipment/analyzer house/system technical management and processes, i.e. specification management, risk assessment, technical plan & selection process.

  • Support project engineering by proposing and justifying needed improvements and typical solutions, supporting the design/selection, procurement and installation & test of the PAT equipment/system.

  • Support project manager for cost forecast & check, change control etc., join the negotiation & ITB with OEM/contractors, balance during bidding as well as relevant claim management, ensure right basis for project execution on PAT equipment/system.

  • Monitor project implementation and decision making in difficult cases/stages of the project on PAT equipment/system, supervise suppliers, contractors based on project demands, promote and use continuing relationships with PAT equipment/system suppliers to obtain total ownership benefits.

  • Act as consulting function in area of expertise with e.g. EPC-contractors, assumption of tasks in external panel of experts in projects on behalf of BIG.

  • Direct and prioritize the workload of team staffs, train and coach the direct report and develop the succession planning; Be responsible to develop PAT discipline maintenance managers, engineers, technicians and contractors’ capability and skills through proper trainings system, set up competency assurance for related BASF staff and contractors, also be responsible for their performance management & monitoring.

  • Review and organize relevant experience exchange and share the best practices within BIG relevant stakeholders and maintenance team for sustainable development and improvement on site PAT equipment/system management.

  • Lead and support sustainable BIG technical expertise development in the area of PAT discipline; Lead and coordinate to promote best practices and effective use of the latest PAT equipment/system knowledge.

  • As PAT technical expertise and focal point in BIG, support/coordinate relevant activities in global/regional technical community; Maintain expert network in GC and global technology, implement BASF global relevant critical business case services and strategies on behalf of BIG.


  • Bachelor degree and above in instrument related discipline.

  • 10 years and above working experience in PAT maintenance or engineering.

  • Profound Knowledge in petrochemical/chemical field & central maintenance and its methods, program management.

  • Familiarity with the basic investigation tools and techniques like RCM, RBM, FMEA is an added value.

  • Perfect Management Disciplinary skills to handle multiple teams and driving a continuous improvement process.

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written.


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