Mechanical Reliability Engineer (Entry-Level), Port Arthur, TX











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Where the Chemistry Happens

At BASF 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. As a Reliability Engineer you will be instrumental in making our site both Reliable and Sustainable in working towards this goal. 

The Mechanical Reliability Engineer is responsible to support Asset and Reliability Team in all efforts to achieve and maintain plant asset availability and cost effectiveness.  This is a multidiscipline team comprised of 7-8 team members.  The primary area of focus for this team member will be Fixed and Rotating Equipment. 



As a Mechanical Reliability Engineer (Entry Level), you create chemistry by…

  • Evaluating Preventative Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance procedures and activities for completeness, effectiveness, and cost control.
  • Facilitating Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) for equipment issues, documenting and communicating results to the Team.
  • Supporting Asset Engineers in Bad Actor program assessments and actively pursuing any actions items deemed necessary to mitigate the Bad Actor thru to completion and supporting the Asset Engineers in Criticality Assessments as needed.
  • Supporting the Asset Engineers in Existing Plant Asset Condition (EPAC) assessments and actively pursue any actions needed to complete and maintain this study annually.
  • Supporting the Asset Engineers in developing concepts for improvement such that they can be submitted to the Project Engineering Group for further development. This will involve taking ideas/concepts and performing initial front-end work to validate concept feasibility and provide technical focus for project path forward.

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

Your formula for success…

  • Leveraging your bachelor's or advanced degree and background in an engineering discipline, along with your work and communication skills. 
  • Working in a collaborative and inclusive way is the key to success.
  • Experience for this position would be 1-3 years in maintenance and/or reliability in a Chemical or Refinery Plant Environment.
  • Strong desire to learn, attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and the focus to work through all the details required to complete an assignment or task.
  • Entry level candidates are encourage to apply.



You @ BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. 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. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

    Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible Retirement Benefits Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement Mentoring & Development Programs Employee Discounts  Pet insurance Matching Donations to your favorite cause Access to our BASF Wine Cellar 


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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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Port Arthur, TX, US, 77643

BASF Corporation
ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont