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Operator Associate (Greenville, OH)

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…
Operator Associate (1703997) – Greenville, OH
• Load and process reactors and perform in-process quality testing.
• Work in a team-oriented atmosphere. This includes learning all the tasks and equipment associated with the process lane, helping coordinate the flow of work within the team and with other departments, and helping team associates to meet changing work demands.
• Start at Level I and be expected to continually advance their skill sets and participate in the team rotation.
• This is a safety sensitive position.
• Ability to perform in-process testing procedures, as directed
• Knowledge of plant chemical handling procedures including use of the PPE database
• Maintain assigned inspections and housekeeping duties
• Occasional lifting, bending, and twisting of various range and motion requiring physical exertion when handling material, equipment.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to stand and walk in work environment
• Frequent use of stairs required.
• Occasional use of respiratory protection including air purifying, air supplied, and self contained air supplied respirators. Must pass fit test requirements for respiratory protection
• Perform all required health and safety inspections at prescribed frequencies
• Maintain a clean working environment
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.
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
Basic Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 1 year experience with computers
• 1 year of material and/or chemical handling experience
Preferred Qualifications:
• Read, understand and follow procedures
• Strong mechanical aptitude
• Ability to drive tow motors/fork trucks
• Knowledge of plant equipment and procedures
• Understanding of the operation and control of process equipment
• General knowledge of plant chemical loading procedures and equipment (DCS operation, load forms, usage sheets, batch cards, move sheets, forklift, walker/stackers, etc.)
• General knowledge of reading/ understanding MPI’s and associated documentation
• Ability to work in a team atmosphere with willingness and ability to help other team associates
• Computer skills to accomplish training opportunities

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.