Maintenance Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer

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Job Field: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Location: Bishop, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1900772

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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Maintenance Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer (1900772) – Bishop, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you for this tactical and daily maintenance focused position. In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating with operations and maintenance personnel and providing services related to design, repair, and maintenance, including preventative maintenance.

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

Formula for Success

  • Using your understanding of critical maintenance activities, i.e. static and rotating mechanical equipment repairs, you will improve Asset Effectiveness and reliability of equipment and processes.
  • Demonstrating your sound technical knowledge of instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical equipment, you will provide first line technical support to maintenance supervisors and crafts on equipment problems, offer Tier 1 troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units including emergency work reviews, and participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
  • Your proven computer skills using (SAP) CMMS systems or a similar enterprise software system will serve you well as you create and review BOMs.
  • Leveraging your Bachelors Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and your professional work experience, you will support reliability processes to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve AE and develop a disciplined and systematic equipment Maintenance strategy and upkeep (ever-green) based upon business needs.
  • Your strong business acumen will be a valued asset as you provide input to the Maintenance budget and determine cost advantages of alternatives for developing action plans to comply with customer demands for the timely repair of equipment.
  • Utilizing your general understanding of industrial maintenance procedures including work planning, PM, and repair parts acquisition, you will establish, monitor, and optimize Preventative Maintenance Plans.
  • Your excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) will be essential as you assist in the training and development of in-house maintenance resources.
  • Making business decisions based upon situation analysis and resources available, you will evaluate new technologies, review SOPs from a Maintenance perspective, interpret codes, regulations, and standards, and identify and implement best practices across the site.
  • Successfully supporting capital projects, you will supply engineering expertise in the specification, design, and construction of capital projects in accordance with plant design requirements as well as regulatory and BASF standards.
  • Familiar with SIS Principals and or certification.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Corpus Christi

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