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Maintenance Technician - Mattawan, MI

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 Technician 2nd Shift - Mattawan, MI (1802449) The primary function of this job is to ensure proper maintenance within the facility and to ensure timely production of high quality products in a cost efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner. The job requires technical and problem-solving skills. Work activities include the repair and maintenance of the facility and its equipment. Your responsibilities would also include: Perform routine and preventive maintenance on plant equipment and the facility in a timely and efficient manner.Troubleshoot and solve maintenance issues.Must be able to work alone when necessary in completing maintenance work and be able to work from written instructions.Must know how to use hand tools, power tools, cutting and burning equipment, welding equipment and operate material handling equipment.Complete all necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.Keep work area clean and organized.Perform other duties as required.Follow all appropriate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) policies.Wear prescribed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that prescribed safeguards are properly used. Notify supervisor before undertaking a work activity in which you’re not adequately trained.Immediately reports unsafe acts or conditions to the supervisor and takes immediate interim steps to protect yourself and others from serious risk.Understands that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of BASF’s Principles. Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to appropriate manager. Responsible for the safety of self and others. 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 degree or equivalent require 3 years of relevant experience in single and three (3) phase industrial electricity and machine repair, arc welding, and the use of a cutting torch. Must be able to read and interpret schematics and P&ID’s.Must be able to read, count, lift products (100 lbs) as required, and perform general labor work.Must be able to maintain legible and accurate counts and paperwork as required Preferred qualifications: Technical Degree or equivalent. 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.