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Asset Effectiveness Engineer Sr. / Staff

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 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens…We have a great opportunity for an Asset Engineer to lead Asset Effectiveness improvements to maximize profitability as part of our Strategic Production. Main tasks include leading the asset management for a technology within the value chain which involves developing, analyzing and maintaining plant relevant Asset Effectiveness Key Performance Indicators, identifying and managing planned and unplanned downtime strategies and driving reliability improvements. Further, this position facilitates the development and execution of capital and maintenance strategies along with plans to optimize Asset Effectiveness, ensure optimal life cycle costs and achieve the business objectives. Asset Engineer (1701237) Formula for Success: You Will…
  • Lead diverse working teams consisting of Technologists, Production, Reliability and Maintenance experts to achieve targets with focus on enhancing Asset Effectiveness for the technology.
  • Collaborate with operations personnel in troubleshooting problems and provide guidance and training as appropriate to promote proper operation and maintenance of equipment and piping systems.
  • Maintain the asset strategy to minimize total cost of ownership for all assets in the technology by improving plant reliability through maintaining/developing critical equipment strategies, identifying/correcting bad actors, leading root cause failure analyses, assuring mechanical integrity requirements, implementing preventive/predictive maintenance programs and other reliability tools.
  • Provide primary input within the technology to preparing the maintenance & capital budget; control spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments; and accountable for meeting budget goals with operations/maintenance/engineering teams.
  • Develop and monitor key asset performance indicators and support/implement continuous improvements to enhance plant availability and maximize profitability.
  • Lead and manage various elements of the asset management program: including equipment and piping inspections, risk based management, asset management plan, spare parts availability, critical equipment list, and similar activities as assigned.
  • Participate in scope development and justification for new installations to all physical assets for investment strategy within value chain.
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.BASFRS
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
  • Bachelors of Science degree in an engineering field or Chemistry and 8+ years of production or maintenance experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of best industry practices regarding maintenance and reliability activities and work practices.
  • General knowledge of rotating and stationary equipment repair, instrument and electrical systems, project execution, and construction and installation techniques.
User knowledge of SAP maintenance and project functions preferred. This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security. **BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.