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Equipment Technician 2

  • Wyandotte, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

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 a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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.


In the past year, BASF has been recognized as a DiversityInc Top 50 Company for Diversity; achieved a 100% compliance ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index measures of best places to work for LGBTQ employees; and been named a Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes.

Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable solution!


About Dispersions, Resins and Additives

BASF is a leading global supplier of high-quality polymer emulsions, acrylic binders, resins, additives, and colorants. For further information about the Dispersions & Resins business in North America, please visit .


Where the Chemistry Happens…


Equipment Technician II – Mechanical Equipment / Wyandotte, MI


Our Equipment Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the repair and maintenance of all mechanical equipment on site within the ED group. Tasks include complex process equipment installation, maintenance troubleshooting and repairs utilizing advanced skills in pipefitting, structural steel, pneumatic, hydraulic, rigging, and other millwright work on rotating and fixed equipment such as process machinery, tanks/pumps/agitators, furnaces and general building & grounds maintenance.  Perform basic welding and fabrication; assist other mechanics in mechanical assignments as required.

This is primarily dayshift working hours, rotating 4 10s (Monday - Thursday for 2 weeks, Tuesday -Friday for 2 weeks) with overtime and call-in availability when required.   


General Responsibilities: 

·  Work with maintenance supervision, other technicians, engineers, and production personnel to design plant equipment and modifications
·  Improve equipment reliability by maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, and utilizing all resources available. Findings reported to supervision with appropriate recommendations.
·  Support, maintain and improve preventive maintenance and Mechanical Integrity Program to insure equipment reliability
·  Will utilize shop equipment, e.g., band saw, drill press, grinders, and power hand tools
·  Actively participate in plant safety meetings. Works within BASF site and corporate procedures.
·  Demonstrates a team-oriented demeanor and has communication, organization and time management skills 


Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…


Basic Qualifications:

·  High school diploma with at least 4 years of mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
·  1 year of experience performance maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, agitators and gearboxes 
·  Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel & Word)
·  Must possess a valid driver’s license
·  Must be willing and able to lift 50lbs, carry 25 lbs, push & pull 25 lbs, climb ladders/stairs, bend, kneel, squat and be on your feet for most of your shift. 
·  Must be willing and able to work in confined spaces AND on scaffolding and lifts for equipment at extreme heights
·  Must be able to twist, turn and reach above shoulder level, wrist turning and finger manipulation plus simple to firm grasp ability 


Preferred Qualifications:

·  AS Degree in a maintenance or repair related discipline
·  Maintenance Trade School Certificate or Diploma
·  5 years of mechanical maintenance experience in a chemical manufacturing environment
·  1 year of welding experience (MIG and GAS) (ARC and TIG) 
·  1 year of experience reading mechanical blueprints 


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.



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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

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