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.
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!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
BASF is The Chemical Company focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day. We have big goals for our Geismar Engineering and Maintenance group, and we're working hard to build our Power Distribution teams.
This is where you come in.
We are seeking a Refrigeration & Electrical Reliability Specialist, Power Distribution Group. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise, structural over site, and reliability program development for all refrigeration, HVAC, and low-voltage electrical systems on the Geismar site(s). This position provides expertise to support maintenance, operations, and capital project activities. Additionally, this position ensures a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools.
Refrigeration & Electrical Reliability Specialist – Power Distribution Group (1704345) – Geismar, LA
You will also assure proper maintenance & reliability programs exist and being followed per regulatory, BASF standards, and generally accepted engineering and maintenance practices.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Coordinate predictive and preventive maintenance activities of contract and third-party refrigeration and electrical workforce.
Develop, manage, and review site refrigeration and HVAC maintenance and reliability programs.
Develop proposals and create processes for improving equipment reliability and minimizing cost.
Develop and/or modify Maintenance strategies that promote long-term reliability.
Review and authenticate test reports to ensure accuracy. Analyze test/inspection results and findings. Provide recommendations based upon test result findings and include repair recommendations. Enter notifications based exceptions found.
Maintain test/inspection database to include test results, rationale for testing frequency, and asset health.
Provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment repair/ reliability, including emergency work reviews.
Provide technical support to third-party contractors, maintenance supervisors, and craftsmen on difficult repair activities and reliability alerts (e.g., Vibration, Ultrasound, Motor Circuit Analysis).
Implement and manage Motor Circuit Analysis program.
Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis efforts and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Define and ensure strategic spare parts are managed and maintained.
Evaluate and manage third-party maintenance contracts.
Oversee key equipment and technology upgrades (i.e., R22 replacement).
Develop/modify/upkeep Site Motor Specification
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.
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.