Continuous Improvement Black Belt











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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 as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Continuous Improvement Black Belt – (2102120) – Freeport and Houston-Katy Freeway, TX


Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you, to serve as an integral part of the continuous improvement program at the Freeport, TX site.  You will prioritize and drive Lean Six Sigma opportunities in addition to providing Lean Six Sigma coaching and support for the Site Managers, Green Belts, and Yellow Belts.  In this role, you will help to foster an environment of continuous improvement and drive execution of project opportunities.


Applicants residing in the Houston area will be expected to travel to Freeport on a regular basis

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success


  • Leveraging your education in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering combined with your professional experience in driving reliability and continuous improvement (preferably with the chemical/petrochemical industry), you will serve as the focal point and champion for driving continuous improvement efforts across two North American Industrial Petrochemical sites in Texas.

  • Your strong project management experience will be a valued asset as you lead large, complex improvement projects through all the stages of the Lean Six Sigma process (DMAIC) across North American Industrial Petrochemicals organization to completion and realize business benefits.

  • As a trusted advisor, you will coach and mentor managers and employees in the use of Lean Six Sigma tools through the completion of Yellow Belt and Green Belt projects.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will work with process owners in the following manner:  perform data analysis, find root causes for identified problems, document via flowcharting existing processes, and other continuous improvement techniques as needed.

  • Directing a professional team, you will lead, train, and coach Green Belts and other associates leading improvement projects and implementing continuous improvement methodologies.

    Your strong organization and communication skills will be essential as you identify and prioritize top continuous improvement opportunities.  You will then present recommendations to the North American Industrial Petrochemicals leadership team.

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.

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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Freeport, TX, US, 77541

BASF Corporation
ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Nearest Major Market: Houston