Process Control Engineering Coordinator

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Job Field: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Location: Wyandotte, MI, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1804789

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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 Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Process Control Engineer Coordinator (1804789) – Wyandotte, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to perform advanced control and graphic configuration on systems in an assigned area beyond the capabilities of technicians and specialists. You will be responsible to deliver and maintain Control Systems (DCS and PLCs; Allen Bradley, Siemens S7, Schneider) that meet Production’s requirements and perform as necessary to achieve functionality and safety obligations and maximize system capability. You will work closely with operations to optimize existing control schemes as well as develop new control strategies by supporting the unit by analysis using Aspentech’s IP.21. You will be responsible for the 3rd party process control engineers engaged in project support and maintenance support activities in addition to leading the Wyandotte site as the process control subject matter expert.

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

Formula for Success

Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering discipline preferably Chemical or Electrical Engineering, as well as your understanding of plant specific requirements and control systems you will be able to provide technical expertise for other systems and communications protocols used on-site including Profibus and Fieldbus for field instrumentation systems, OPC communications systems, and wireless communications. Your engineering experience within a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment will allow you to provide support to ensure all ISO, PSM and other regulatory, external and internal, requirements are met. This includes, but is not limited to, participating in PHA’s, incident investigations, and driving/coordinating closure of action items. Your experience in process and/or production engineering will allow you to develop and maintain long-term control system migration plans for the assigned plant with the Production Technologist, Specialists, and Technicians. Your strong communications and interpersonal skills will be a valued asset as you lead improvement initiatives, system migrations lifecycle process, maintenance recommendations and oversight of installed base equipment as you will be a member on key control systems related teams and will coordinate concepts with the Production Technologist (Automation). 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: Detroit

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