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Project Engineer I / III


Job Field: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Location: Wyandotte, MI, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703922

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… The Engineering Department in Wyandotte, MI executes capital investment projects at the Wyandotte site. The Project Manager (Engineer l) is the focal point of responsibility, authority, and accountability of these capital investments under the direct guidance of a senior project manager. The successful candidate for this position must be a results-oriented leader who can build strong working relationships and function effectively at all levels of the organization. S/he must be able to think strategically to mitigate risks, solve problems, and increase value. Project Engineer I / III (1703992) – Wyandotte, MI Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Achieve project objectives which include functionality, cost, and schedule.
  • Maintain focus on safety in the development of project concept and during execution.
  • Provide leadership to the project team which includes engineering, procurement, and construction.
  • Develop execution and contracting strategies to effectively meet objectives.
  • Oversee Change Management processes and providing cost and schedule control.
  • Ensure compliance with all BASF policies, procedures, and technical standards.
  • Champion the scope development process to ensure completeness of basic engineering and seeks opportunities for added value through application of Value Improving Practices.

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. BASFRS

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 of Science degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and 2 or more years of degreed engineering experience in a chemical / petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment.
  • Outstanding technical, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP system is desirable.

Position will be filled at a level commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Change Management, Compliance, Management, Legal

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