Production Apprentice - Spartanburg, SC - Converse Site











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Now Hiring:  Production Technician Apprentice!


Starting Pay: $17.00/hr. and progressing to $19.00/hr. at completion


The world needs creative solutions. We need YOU!


As a chemicals supplier to almost all industries, BASF will establish a standalone subsidiary dedicated to its Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Precious Metals Trading, Recycling, and related Products and Services business. The new group is referred to as BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions and is wholly owned by BASF. BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions will operate globally in over 15 countries and comprise of approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.


Earn a paycheck while you learn a new career as a Manufacturing Production Technician Apprentice.



During your shift as a Production Technician Apprentice, you will…


    Make an impact on the world with a fundamental focus on sustainability and innovation.


    Be a part of a team that that processes automotive scrap to recycle precious metal that reduces environmental impact compared to mining precious metals!


Starting on or about August 8th, 2023, you…


Will begin a Process Control Technician program at Spartanburg Community College while working and learning at our Converse, SC manufacturing site from some of the best in the business. During your time in BASF’s apprenticeship program, we don’t want you to worry about the cost of your education so BASF will cover the entire cost of your educational program, including tuition, books, and fees!


When you’re not studying you will have opportunities to…


Work hands-on in our Converse, SC production plant learning how to:

    Load and unload process equipment.  

    Operate process equipment to maintain product within customer specifications.   Maintain acceptable housekeeping standards in the work area.   Follow all safety regulations.   Operate a forklift.   Maintain lot integrity by keeping accurate batch/run sheets.   Problem solve and troubleshoot equipment

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

If you…


    Have a High School Diploma or GED   Can work 12hr shifts (day OR night/weekends and holidays)    Are willing to enroll in an academic program to launch a career in Manufacturing





Click below to Belong@BASF!



Create Your Own Chemistry when taking advantage of our Total Rewards

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. We believe investing in you is investing in our success.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. We offer YOU@BASF

Competitive health and insurance plans including long term care

Retirement benefits with company-matching contributions

Learning & Development opportunities like our Mentorship and PDP programs

Maternity & Paternity Leave and family care solutions

Flex spending accounts

Employee Assistance Programs

Tuition Reimbursement

Wellness Program & Fitness Reimbursement

Pet Insurance

Employee Discounts

Access to the BASF wine cellar and much more!



BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. The starting pay for this role is $17.00 hourly. Actual pay will be determine based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factors permitted by law.


BASF takes security & data privacy very seriously. Will we never request personal or financial information of any kind via e-mail, private text message or direct message on any social media platform or job board. Furthermore, we will never offer a remote position and send a candidate a check for equipment or request any type of payment during the job application process. If you have experienced any of the above, please contact to report fraud.


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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Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Spartanburg, SC, US, 29307

BASF Corporation
PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina