Technician (Process)

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Job Field: Production
Location: Kuantan, MY
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_MY_33092

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams’ performance.

Join the team and connect with more than 110,000 other minds.


This position is based at BASF PETRONAS Chemicals' Sdn Bhd, a RM3.4 billion joint venture that combines the innovative strengths and capabilities of two well-established Fortune 500 companies, BASF SE (60%), the world's leading chemical company and PETRONAS (40%), Malaysia’s fully integrated energy company with a wide network of operations around the world. Established since 1997, BASF PETRONAS Chemicals' ‘verbund’ (integrated) chemical production facility is sited in Gebeng, Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur. With the current growth in our downstream portfolio, we are integrating the most powerful minds and talented high achievers to drive our outstanding performance as a global leader in the chemical industry.


To perform day to day operational activities as outlined in the main tasks

Main Tasks

  • Perform plant operations (field and DCS) in a safe and effective manner to achieve the quality and quantity according to the production plan
  • Perform start-up, shutdown and emergency activities in accordance with established procedures and instruction
  • Perform routine field inspection and monitor the assigned units (specific plant area) by taking appropriate action and/or reports any abnormalities observed
  • Collect samples and perform laboratory analysis as per schedule
  • Active role in Sustainable Development; adheres and complies towards the continuous improvement of HSE best practices
  • Identify unsafe act and unsafe conditions; then recommend the suitable corrective action
  • Work under tight time frame / pressure during start up, shutdown and emergency
  • Maintain harmonious work environment within the team; practise open communication


  • SPM with Certificate in Process from Institute Technology PETRONAS (INSTEP) or any other recognized institutions or
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering from recognized Institutions
  • Having highly proactive attitude, posses drive and commitment towards standard and performance for self
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Good proficiency of English, both spoken and written
  • Minimum working exposure in a process industry in the petrochemical environment with focus on plant operations
  • Fresh graduates are encourage to apply

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