Operator I in Sparks, Georgia | DiversityInc Careers

Operator I

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. 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
BASF's Sparks, Georgia Site is a leading producer of agricultural chemicals including fungicides and insecticides. We are looking for an Operator I to provide technical resources throughout the plant. This is a "hands-on" position.
Where the Chemistry Happens…Operator I (1804370) - Sparks, GA

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Safely operate equipment based on work instructions and procedures.
    • Operation of processing equipment. Batching, blending, or mixing into finished product.
    • Ensure batches are properly charged. Record batching information, code, add, and total production quantities.
    • Make use of company IT systems for transaction booking.
    • Ensure quality control of finished product weights, labeling, placarding, coding, and marking.
    • Assign Material Handlers to work station on production line and make sure all tasks are being completed satisfactorily.
    • Record and compute finished quantities produced. Record information on tally tickets, properly code finished goods and all packaging used.
    • Ensure processing equipment is operating in compliance with company training and all federal, state, and local regulations.
    • Instruct and train production workers in job assignments as needed.
    • Provide assistance with special projects as assigned.
    • Complete tasks that require various PPE such as respirator, protective clothing, fall protection

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:
  • HS Graduate or accredited GED required.
  • 2 years experience or equivalent required in production/maintenance operations, or completion of in-house Operator training program.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to successfully lead teams in a production/manufacturing environment.
  • Intermediate PC skills.
  • Must manage time effectively.
  • Must be willing to work on a rotating shift.
  • Technical understanding of highly automated filling and manufacturing equipment.
  • Must be able to be certified to operate a forklift
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. This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.