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Production and Compliance Engineer I - Super Absorbant Polymers - Freeport, TX


Job Field: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Location: Freeport, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704200

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.


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.

And 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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF is currently looking for a Production and Compliance Engineer I to work at our Freeport, TX site. You will provide daily support to the execution team of your assigned unit.

Opportunities for long term career advancement and many interesting challenges exist within this group.

Formula for Success: You Will…

Provide Production Engineering Support:

  • Monitor and provide guidance for the achievement of plant goals, objectives, and operational budgets
  • Generate and complete MOCs; revalidate temporary MOCs to confirm they are still valid
  • Interface with suppliers, customers, and vendors as needed to maintain plant operations
  • Participate in micro / finite production planning & scheduling
  • Identify Lean opportunities and support implementation
  • Define strategic & non-routine activities, then support scheduling of shift work
  • Ensure proper documentation of operating files, records, and operation drawings
  • Provide technical and administrative support to operations, maintenance and the business in support of the production plan
  • Provide technical and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for production and quality incidents
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance and knowledge transfer for troubleshooting assistance to the Daily Production Execution team

Provide Compliance Engineering Support:

  • Responsible to ensure unit is compliant with environmental compliance records and reporting, review environmental compliance records, and ensure compliance with waste management requirements.
  • Follow-up, track, and ensure timely closeout of environmental related action items.
  • Be the unit contact for agency inspections/audits for all data required for completion of environmental reporting, and for all data required for new environmental permits or changes to mental permits.
  • Develop and provide support for environmental training of production personnel.
  • Participate and provide expertise in PHAs.

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.

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…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with 2 or more years of degreed work experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment or completing the BASF PDP.
  • Strong understanding of Process Engineering concepts and their applications.
  • Practical experience in plant troubleshooting.
  • Prior background in process control, field equipment, and DCS/PLC Control Systems.
  • Must have good communication skills and ability to work in a matrix organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to lead teams.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, TCEQ, and other applicable code and regulations and standards is a plus.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Compliance, Administrative Assistant, Legal, Administrative

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