Maintenance Technician I-2100064 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 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 in 2020 as one of America's Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Maintenance Technician I - 2100064 - Malcom, IA
*Responsible for maintaining, rebuilding, and repairing a wide variety of production, processing machines and equipment * Strong mechanical skill sets, including welding, fabrication, and pipefitting skills * Uses hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments for repairs and maintenance of machinery and equipment * Uses measurement devices, calipers, and micrometers to inspect machine parts * General knowledge of electrical equipment, wire and component sizing, and electric meter usage * Ability to troubleshoot and repair 0-480v electrical systems * Basic understanding of electrical controls * Support non-production maintenance and repair * Supports site by covering for unplanned and planned shift maintenance absences * Participates in Incident investigations AIMs, Root Cause Analysis RCA, and Management of Change MOC * Actively supports safety teams * Proactively finds ways to improve plant uptime while performing PM's * Makes recommendations to improve existing equipment and PM's. * Contacts suppliers for troubleshooting/repair assistance * Complete maintenance work orders and enter PM finding in SAP * Required to contribute to and complete construction (capital type) projects as assigned * Responsible for preventative and predictive maintenance activities * Minimize downtime of plant equipment through the effective use of I&E Electrical/Electronic maintenance skills *Responsible for following EHS policies and practices always * Responsible for system and component troubleshooting and repair of production and site equipment * Responsible for rebuilding and/or maintaining a wide variety of production and site equipment * Responsible for providing training to new and existing production employees as required * Responsible for keeping current on technological changes with equipment and BASF corporate electrical policies / procedures * Complete assigned 'action items' from Management of Change, RCA events. * Ability to read and interpret operating instructions and procedure manuals * Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents * Ability to write routine reports and correspondence * Ability to effectively verbally communicate in a team environment with members of other functions or shifts * Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints * Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the phone * Ability to perform basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions, percentages) * Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, volumes, and percentages * Ability to lift and/or move up to twenty (20) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty-five (55) pounds with or without assistance * Ability to drive a tow motor * Ability to work a day shift Monday - Friday and work overtime as needed
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...
* High School diploma or GED * 1 year of industrial experience
* Two (2) years experience in maintenance repair in an industrial environment * Working knowledge of pumps, gear reductions, and motors * Demonstrates ability to weld, read prints, drawings, and schematic diagrams * Basic computer skills are required * SAP experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
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.