Maintenance Supervisor-2000781 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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. 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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. 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. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Maintenance Supervisor - Wyandotte - 2000781
Where the Chemistry Happens Are you a high achiever looking for an opportunity to directly impact the success of your team and the organization? Are you passionate about collaborating with world-class colleagues to solve complex challenges? Do you have a global mindset and a passion for innovation and sustainability? If this sounds like you, then we want to get to know you...
We are BASF, the world's largest chemical company and the leader in sustainable chemical solutions. BASF - We Create Chemistry - focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day and we have big goals for our Petrochemicals group. This is where you come in. We are seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to work in our Dispersions & Pigments (ED) business unit as part of our Wyandotte site. This position is expected to lead and manage all maintenance roles and processes within the ED Dispersion & Resins Plant and the Amino Resins Complex . This includes all manufacturing, shipping, and lab equipment, building equipment and infrastructure, rotating, stationary, and instrument and electrical equipment located within the Resins Plant and Amino Resins CompleX . This position is responsible for executing the MPI maintenance process, establishing and executing a reliability strategy throughout the area, and ensuring a culture of continuous improvement and safety excellence. For further information about the Dispersions & Resins business in North America, please visit http://www.basf.us/dpsolutions .
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Utilizing your 10 years of industry experience with an associate degree in instrumentation, electrical, mechanical or other technical field OR at least 12 years of Maintenance experience with a high school diploma (or equivalent). Applicable industry experience in mechanical or instrument and electrical maintenance with a minimum of 8 years of journey-level industrial maintenance experience. Supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Day-to-day duties include: Leadership and supervision of Maintenance organization and activities. (Maintenance team includes mechanical and E/I Maintenance personnel and Administrative Assistant). Supports team development and positive morale. Assistance with maintenance planning & scheduling, reliability, and regulator activities.
Works closely with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler and Resins Gatekeeper to coordinate maintenance activities. Serves as Gatekeeper function for Amino Resins Complex. Partnerships and collaboration with the following additional teams: Plant Operations Engineering, Gatekeeper, Shift Supervisors, Maintenance crew, outside Contractors, EHS team, Engineering teams. Additional coordination with Resins Plant and Amino Resins Complex operations management to minimize business impacts.
Working knowledge of: precision maintenance techniques (Laser alignment, etc.), fixed equipment (tanks, piping valves, fittings, etc.), pumps/motors, dryers/heaters, HVAC, preventative Maintenance practices & philosophy, state & federal regulations and codes.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software - excel, word, power point, etc. to create periodic reports for safety, budget, audit compliance, etc. Additional working knowledge of SAP is preferred
Support reliability processes to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve asset effectiveness. Provide input on the maintenance spending budget and strive to keep spending within the budget.
Compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements and fosters and injury-free workplace by establishing high safety and housekeeping standards. Participate in and initiate MOCs (Management of Change), PSSRs (Pre-Startup Safety Review), PHAs (Process Hazard Analysis), SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and other regulatory processes as required.
Development and implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance programs and best practices for mechanical and E/I equipment. Involved in root cause failure analysis of equipment failures and implements corrective actions.
The Maintenance Supervisor will have the ability to: work in a team environment and establish and maintain effective working relationships with all department at the facilities. Select, motivate, lead and evaluate staff and provide for their training and development. Strong leadership capability is needed. Plan, prioritize, organize, estimate, coordinate, assign, review and evaluate the work of the maintenance crews.
Additional skillsets needed include: excellent communication skills (written & verbal). Strong problem solving /troubleshooting skills. Knowledge of safety practices, safe working methods, and safety regulations. Eagerness and ability to drive continuous improvement.
* 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.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
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.