Project Engineer-1805624 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
This position is within BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of BASF Corporation. BASF Colors & Effects produces a broad portfolio of colorants and effect pigments in 13 sites globally. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, BASF's experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com .
Job Purpose - The Project Engineer role is a key position at the Newport site. The position is responsible for ensuring safety, productivity, and capital project implementation is executed every day in line with the expectations of the Project Engineering Group Leader.
Support and adhere to the principles of the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® by protecting the environment, health, safety and security of our employees, contractors, carriers, distributors, visitors, customers and neighbors. Comply with the requirements of the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System. Support behavior-based safety (ERP) through safety contacts and supporting SIREN observers on your team to complete behavior-based observations in support of an improved safety culture.
Ensure that the capital investment projects comply with Corporate Technical Guidelines & site/corporate EHS guidelines.
Organize, plan, supervise and manage all activities associated with minor capital investment to achieve the requirements of a given project in a timely and cost-effective manner as defined by the business needs to ensure business targets are achieved.
Provide technical expertise to implement the project engineering requirements of the site and represent the engineering department as a technical authority to define the concept scope and approach on minor capital projects through to completion & operational.
Provide support to manufacturing and process development teams in areas of project related activities. Devise and develop cost effective/cost saving opportunities which will support the business needs.
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....
BS/MS in electrical or chemical or mechanical engineering.
Minimum 3 years of experience with capital project engineering within a chemical plant environment
Working knowledge of capital project implementation process from initial realization of the project through to commissioning in the field.
Direct experience in communicating with technical professional and managing tradespersons & contractors.
Computer skills – ability to learn/work with SAP, MS Office
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills are required.
Ability to learn/apply trouble shooting skills.
Well-developed and practical knowledge of occupational and process safety requirements (LOTO, Confined Space, Hot Work, PPE, etc.)
Passion for craftsmanship, continuous improvement and meeting customer needs
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.