Production Associate-1900622 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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Where the Chemistry Happens...
Production Associate, 1900622 – Huntsville, AL
Responsible for all Lot evaluations if working in the Production Control Department.
Communicates and collaborate with Production Targeter to ensure that ready-to-coat slurry is available to coating operations as scheduled.
Communicates and collaborate with Analytical Lab personnel on data discrepancies and/or sample priorities.
Communicates and collaborates with Production Technicians to troubleshoot problem lots/slurries.
Communicates and collaborates with Process Engineering on problem lot evaluations and sample deviations.
Communicates and collaborates with Logistics on coordinating coating runs on CatTrack scheduling software.
Communicates and collaborates with Production Clerks on getting Production Lot tickets keyed in a timely manner and count issues resolved.
Keep daily production and tie in shift reports.
Submit general work notifications and create reservation in SAP.
Hand out daily shift assignments.
Manage customer needs, i.e. on time slurry deliveries to the coating department.
Must be able to manage resources and equipment i.e. tanks, dispersion, slurry heels.
Back fill the Contact supervisor role in His/ Her absence with the exception of exempt position duties, i.e. disciplinary actions, time cards etc.
Work environment/Physical demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, and feel as well as to reach with hands and arms.
The employee is frequently required to stand and sit.
The employee is occasionally required to walk.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The use of personal protection equipment is required such as hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, and gloves.
This position is currently a 12-hour position but employees need to be able to work any and all shifts as shift types and scheduling in this role may be subject to change. Incumbents must be able to work assigned overtime as required.
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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You...
High School Diploma or GED required
Minimum 3 years of experience with precious metal manufacturing and refining operations
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills
Working knowledge of PC based software and computer systems
Strong knowledge of Precious Metal accounting and control concepts
Proficient in SAP
Demonstrates the ability to influence others and collaborate for achievement. This will be primarily encountered through daily interactions with internal team members
Collaboration will also be required by supporting process improvements and small project team activities
Must have good training skills
Must be a member of the Hazwoper team if working in the material prep department.
Ability to make, update and analyze databases
Ability to fulfill a leadership role in the absence of the contact supervisor
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.
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.