Maintenance Mechanic I-1900678 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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 strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Maintenance Mechanic - Sparks, GA - 1900678
BASF's Crop Protection Site in Sparks, Georgia is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic who has mechanical aptitude, training, and the skills necessary to perform maintenance function on various plant infrastructures. The candidate will report to and receive work assignments, priorities, etc from the Maintenance Supervisor.
Responsibilities Include but are not limited to the following:
Maintain, check, adjust, install, and repair every mechanical system in the plant, according to maintenance procedures and manufacturers recommendations using drawing, manuals, blueprints, and P&ID diagrams.
Repair and install various piping systems and valves: including threaded, flanged, welded, glued, and compression
Recommend changes to existing equipment, piping, or system in order to improve plant safety or reliability.
Recommend tools, equipment, or methods to improve the safety or timeliness of system repairs.
Support and endorse all company or regulatory standards in regard to ecology, health, and safety at the site.
Complete Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations
Additional Skills and Knowledge:
Reading Prints & Drawings
Pumps and Pump Systems
Metal Working & Fabrication
Bearing Installation / Lubrication
Gears, Chains, Belts Drives Installation
Ability to safely operate forklifts and man lifts
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment failures.
Knowledge of safety regulations associated with a chemical operation.
Knowledge of safety practices and techniques relating to industrial manufacturing (LOTO, Confined Space Entry, Hot Work, Line Breaking).
Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and respond to call-ins and impromptu overtime on nights and weekends.
Strong leadership skills, team skills, and intiative.
Working knowledge of computer systems.
Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
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 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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You...
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Four years work experience in an industrial / manufacturing setting AND/OR two years work experience with a two-year industrial maintenance related degree (technical, associates or certificates)
Eight years work experience in an industrial / manufacturing setting.
Knowledge of operation, maintenance, repair, and calibration of chemical process instrumentation and controls (Level, Flow, Pressure, and Temperature).
Experience in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook
Ability to write and revise job instructions.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.