Process Engineer - Huntsville, AL-1804806 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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Process Engineer (1804806) – Huntsville, AL
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for all technical support for the Automotive Catalyst Manufacturing process. Your main focus will be to ensure new product launches are successful in coating. The PPAP (Initial Production event) requires significant focus and learnings from them will then be applied throughout production to improve productivity and quality, meeting the requirements and goals of the site. Additionally, you will support operations in day-to-day production troubleshooting as needed. You will lead efforts to optimize coating process after PPAP's, scrap reduction, slurry rheology and other Process Improvement Projects.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your educational background in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field and your professional experience in Process Engineering at a Chemical/Manufacturing site, you will own the New Product Launch process. This will include lead creation of all necessary documentation for new product launches.
Demonstrating your robust analytical skills, you will collect and analyze various coating data.
Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will support operations on departmental Key Performance Indicators.
Your dedication to continuous improvement will be evident as you manage special projects related to safety, productivity, 5S, lean manufacturing, visual management.
Your solid problem-solving skills will be essential as you troubleshoot and support production issues at coating operations.
Utilizing your strong technical skills, you will conduct production trial runs.
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.
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.