Manufacturing Engineer-1703601 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.
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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
This position will involve supporting manufacturing operations for the Light Duty (LD) Production organization. LD Production consists of two primary process groups: slurry preparation and substrate coating. The Engineer II supports daily operations and improvement projects to ensure safe, timely, cost-effective, and high-quality production output. The candidate will work with the Operations Group to optimize daily production.
Manufacturing Engineer (1703601) – Huntsville, AL
Formula for Success: You Will...
Provide continued rollout and support of this initiative to all sites within NAFTA.
Act as the point-of-contact between all NAFTA sites, the Consulting Global Production Efficiency Group (ZZC/E), and the Process Optimization Team
Organize, participate, and lead Process Optimization Workshops.
Design and redesign mechanical equipment for project solutions.
Evaluate Process Optimization Ideas utilizing process engineering tools such as Aspen Engineering Suite and Aspen Manufacturing Suite.
Organize all Process Optimization monthly reports to upper management.
Present various activities and update reports to upper management.
Organize training activities and best practice sharing sessions.
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...
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required; advanced degree is a plus.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in Engineering (Design and/or Operations) required.
Knowledge of unit operations process design and sizing calculations (e.g., heat exchangers, distillation, extraction, reactors, cooling towers) required.
Theoretical know-how and practical experience in troubleshooting plant problems and optimizing plant performance required.
Strong communication, computer skills, and organizational skills required.
Ability to lead groups of individuals towards a common goal required.
Knowledge in the use of Computer Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) required.
Matlab, and AutoCAD experience required
Candidates must have a safety focus mindset
Knowledge of a wide variety of chemical processes preferred.
Understanding of plant process control and advanced process control techniques and their applications to monitor, control, and/or improve plant performance preferred.
Knowledge of PIMS (ASPEN InfoPlus21), Design of Experiments preferred
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.