Manufacturing Technician - Hartwell, GA (Continuous Recruitment Requisition)-1700095
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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.
And 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
In 2016, BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about €1 billion in 2016 and 2,500 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This new global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and is even more focused on supporting the needs of our pigments customers. Creating an organization fully dedicated to pigments has allowed BASF Colors & Effects to adapt better to the challenges in the pigments industry.
Our customers will benefit from tailored services and higher responsiveness. BASF's pigments business serves a variety of industries including paints & coatings, printing & packaging and plastics. We are building the best team in the industry to support the need of our customers in our chosen markets.
The Americas region of BASF Colors & Effects is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. This region contains four pigment production sites:
North Charleston, South Carolina
Peekskill, New York
The Pigments GBU also operates several additional facilities across the globe.
To start up, shut down, and operate in a safe, efficient manner the grinding and classifying operations to produce a desired quality and quantity of product. Effectively communicate process variables to co-workers and coordinators.
Formula for Success, You Will:
Operate chaser mills, centrifuges, screens, air classifiers, pneumatic transfer systems, forklifts, front-end loaders, dump trucks, and associated equipment.
Perform analysis of processes as compared to supplied specifications, and make the necessary process adjustments.
Perform quality tests according to procedures, performs routine maintenance on equipment, records quality data legibly, and routine data entry.
Pre-Shift inspection of equipment, maintain and clean assigned machine, re-fuel machine as required, and write work orders for repairs and safety hazards.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You...
High School Degree or equivalent with 1-2 years manufacturing work experience preferred
Have a valid drivers license
Be able to work a 8 hour shift (7 AM - 3 PM, 3 PM - 11 PM or 11 PM - 7 AM).
Oral and written skills to communicate and maintain accurate records
Basic computer skills
Must be able to hear to decode communication and detect potential problems with the machine
Must be able to lift 60 lbs., walk, sit, squat, bend, push/pull with arms/legs, body, reach overhead and stoop
Must be able to work in variable climate temperatures
BASF is always growing our talent within the Production Operator community, and therefore, we have a need for continuous recruitment. We have posted this position in anticipation of future openings to pro-actively identify potential talent for our team.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.