I/E Maintenance Engineer-1803577 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Instrument and Electrical Maintenance Engineer - 1803577
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are searching for a professional like you who can take responsibility for providing instrument and electrical engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site. You will assure proper design, documentation, installation and repair of instrument and electrical equipment according to regulatory and BASF standards. You will also provide expertise to support maintenance, daily operations, TAR and capital project activities. Additionally, you will ensure a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools in a team working environment. You will provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units on equipment repair/ reliability including emergency work activities on industrial instrumentation and electrical, less than 600 volts. You will also do the following:
Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
Assist in recommending training and development options for in-house maintenance resources.
Provide engineering support to area I/E Supervisor as required.
Provide input into the plants Maintenance Budget, to identify specific IE Maintenance needs and assist with prioritisation.
Responsible for maintaining accurate function locations in CoBalt/ SAP. This includes PM job descriptions/ tasks. This position is responsible for ensuring that the CoBalt/ SAP information is sustainable in the future.
Hands on experience with SPI - INtools for maintain specifications and loop drawings.
Responsible for defining and ensuring strategic spare parts are managed and maintained whether they are located in the block or the main stores system.
Review and approve IFA packages (with Control Systems Engineer and area Engineers) for all area projects for accuracy and constructability prior to construction release.
Support Production and Control Systems Engineers with project commissioning and start-up activities.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your degree in Engineering or other related technical discipline preferably Electrical or Chemical Engineering and your chemical/petrochemical instrument and electrical experience you will provide instrument and electrical engineering expertise to an assigned area of the site
Your broad based, hands on knowledge and experience with various types of instrument and electrical systems, equipment and software will allow you to assure proper design, documentation, installation and repair of instrument and electrical equipment according to regulatory and BASF standards
You will possess a good working knowledge of all industrial instrument and electrical equipment and a solid understanding of maintenance work processes.
Your ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures along with the ability to influence, persuade and negotiate as well as strong interpersonal skills are required in this position.
Your thorough understanding of maintenance methods, procedures and standards such as understanding details of instrument selection, calibration and valve sizing is needed.
Your electrical systems experience up to 480 volts will be a valued asset.
Your knowledge with applicable NEC code requirements, including PSM, and Safety Instrumented Systems. DCS experience and PLC experience is helpful but not required.
Your experience in preventive Maintenance procedure writing is highly desired..
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.
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
Primary Location: US-TX-Freeport
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN/F-Technical Site Services Freeport-63007225
Internal Number: 514718
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.