We are seeking a professional like you to perform daily responsibilities that include control system programming, including base logic, graphics, and batch programming. You will lead life-cycle strategy/planning efforts for site control systems and training efforts for site automation. You will also work closely with Operations to execute programming modifications to de-bottleneck equipment and improve plant performance and reliability and ensure that all shifts are able to execute the operating plan daily, as intended.
Additionally, you will lead annual functional certification of site automated interlock checkout, support project engineers during the commissioning phase of capital projects involving automation and utilize your technical background and troubleshooting techniques to improve processes and product quality. Lastly, you will provide support for the Data Historians, ensure plant changes or modifications are captured and documented as part of the PSM "Management of Change", and provide technical support for risk assessments on Management of Changes to ensure changes do not jeopardize the safety of plant.
Safety Instrumented System (SIS) Engineer certification or familiarization with safety instrumented systems is highly preferred.
Any experience you may have in ABB Control System programming (including base logic, graphics, and batch language) and/or knowledge of Emerson Delta-V (including base logic and graphics), Triconix and/or PLC programming will be a valued asset as you maintain the health of DCS system hardware and software.
Demonstrating your knowledge of basic instrumentation, controls, and automation combined with your strong technical skills, you will provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to the daily Operational Team for plant problems that arise.
As a reliable resource, you will make yourself available to be on-call and respond to any after hour event impacting production or EHS.
Leveraging your education in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical or a related field) and your experience in plant operations in a chemical manufacturing environment, you will provide technical and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for production, EHS, and quality incidents.
Utilizing your knowledge of chemical unit operations and equipment, you will identify Lean opportunities and support implementation.
Your strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills will be essential as you partner with the Production Supervisor to maintain safe operation and reliability of the plant.
Your unwavering commitment to workplace safety will be evident as you demonstrate your strong understanding of Process Safety Concepts and their applications on a daily basis. Additionally, you will comply with OSHA and plant specific safety procedures.
Internal Number: 1901178
About BASF Corporation
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.