Senior Shift Leader, Maintenance

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Job Field: Maintenance / Utility
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_31704

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BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing, as well as numerous sites around the country, BASF is a major investor in China’s chemical industry, and runs the BASF Innovation Campus Shanghai as a global research and development hub. BASF posted sales of over EUR 7.3 billion in 2017 to customers in Greater China, and employed 8,982 people as of the end of the year.


  • According to supervisor’s direction, organize team member and perform preventive maintenance and repair on all production equipment and utility equipment on shift to keep the plant normal running

Main Tasks:

  • Maintenance: According to work manual and procedures, conduct routine maintenance of equipment, including repairing, cleaning maintenance, oiling, to keep the equipment in good condition to meet the production requirements.
  • Repair: Communicate with the production shift leader of production on a priority basis, follows daily orders, troubleshoot and repair all production equipment/machinery and utility equipment in the plant on rotation shifts, report the unsolvable and unusual problems to supervisor to ensure timely repair for smooth production.
  • Documentation: Raise the shift hand-over record with highlights on specific repairing/maintenance needs, consolidate maintenance and repair report to identify problem area for preventive purpose. Analysis the critical and frequency problem, report to supervisor for preventive solution
  • Safety and house keeping: Adhere to the plant safety regulations as well as house- keeping practices. Supervise the team member on safety behavior; Report any unsafe work or equipment conditions to the supervisor to provide safe working environment
  • People management: Assignments the daily order to team member to complete on a priority basis. Assist the engineer to do the on job training for team member


  • Education: College degree, majored in Electrical, mechatronics or mechanics
  • Working Experience: Min.5 years maintenance experience in Auto, food, or chemical plant, willing to do the shift work and overtime if need
  • Technical & Professional Knowledge: Low voltage certificate and knowledge of Siemens PLC and VFD, or familiar Festo Pneumatic device

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