Quality Assurance Tech I-1903129 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 on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Quality Assurance Technician (1903129) - Wyandotte, MI
This position functions as support for Urethanes Products. The potential exists for multiple internal and external customer interactions to assist in the efficient coordination of nonconformance reporting, internal and external audits and document. In addition to providing administrative and technical support, this position exists as a support resource for the Quality Management Systems, providing floor level standardization of Quality processes across all shifts, including direct instruction via presentations into the organization.
This position reports to the TPU Quality Assurance Manager. The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for quality assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished product streams for Urethanes by conducting analytical testing in support of a 24/7 ISO 9001:2015 manufacturing operation. Evaluation of analytical data testing is based on both internal and external specifications. Our Quality Assurance Technicians will be expected to:
Evaluate incoming Raw Materials
Interact with the Operations Team to expedite shipment to customers utilizing SAP
Perform key tests include the safe, accurate and timely measurement of viscosity, bulk density, particle determination.
Perform Injection Molding, Physical Testing and Wet Chemistry of TPU products.
Utilize analytical methodology and an insight into problem solving on a daily basis.
Follow both written and verbal instructions, as well as all applicable safety procedures including wearing correct personal protective equipment.
Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills
Have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment and interact with management and employees within the organization.
On occasion, will lift up to 49 lbs.
This position is 12 hour rotating swing shift with scheduled overtime as required.
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
A minimum of 2 years laboratory experience
A minimum of 1 year experience with Microsoft Office
Bachelor's degree or related Technical Degree
1-year experience performing a variety of methods utilizing both wet chemical and physical testing methods and performing instrument validations.
Experience running Viscometers, spectrophotometers, and other wet chemistry instruments.
1-year experience working with Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practices.
Experience with Plastic Injection Molding equipment
Experience with small scale laboratory extruder
Experience with physical testing equipment such as MFI, tensile/compression testing, hardness and thickness testing, balances and titration experience.
Knowledge of SPC and ISO 9001:2015
Experience with SAP.
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.