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Process Technician

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! At BASF, our largest assets are our people and the chemistry they create is fundamental to our success. We welcome you to be part of our winning organization. Where the Chemistry Happens… As a member of our Operations team, you are responsible for supporting the safe production at the Pasadena site. You will be responsible for operating and maintaining the production facility during your assigned shift, and assure standards of safety, environmental, team and individual performance are met in a high-performance, team-based organization.

Formula for Success: You Will...

  • Work from written and verbal instructions to safely manufacture products.
  • Operate equipment, monitor performance, and take appropriate corrective action to ensure safe and reliable operation.
  • Operate both DCS and manual equipment.
  • Record operating data/plant status, catch samples, interpret results and respond with the appropriate adjustments to troubleshoot the process.
  • Assure proper handling of waste materials to meet all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Perform designated SAP transactions associated with managing raw materials, production and maintenance.
  • Perform Emergency Response functions as an active member of the site’s ERT.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties including routine maintenance, lock out of equipment, and issuance of safe work permits.
  • Perform all other job duties as assigned.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3+ years of process technician experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment, or a Process Technology Associates. Pre-graduates within 6 months of completion will also be accepted, with offer contingent on graduation.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to determine measurements, make calculations and read various instruments, gauges and meters.
  • Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating Dupont shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as required.
  • Successful candidate must be able to pass the BASF pre-employment test.
  • Prior experience as a DCS board technician (Honeywell preferred).
  • Prior experience as a member of the Emergency Response Team.
  • Prior experience working with both batch and continous processes.
  • Familiar with LEAN concepts such as 5S.
  • Proficient in SAP, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
  • Experience in completing small routine maintenance tasks.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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.