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Maintenance Team Lead/Specialist - Bishop, TX


Job Field: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Location: Bishop, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703915

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 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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are seeking a Maintenance Team Lead/Specialist to work out of our Bishop, TX location. Maintenance Team Lead/Specialist (1703915) – Bishop, TX Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Lead a multi-crafted team of in-house and third-party personnel.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety performance and work process implementation.
  • Perform work scheduling, task assignment, execution tracking, and task closure.
  • Provide “Specialist” support to the team in his/her area of expertise.
  • Develop and execute work processes and tools to monitor productivity.
  • Oversee the maintenance budget.
  • Collaborate with the nested contractor’s site manager.
  • Take a leading role in turn-around planning.
  • Partner with the Reliability Engineer to support Root Cause Analysis and Corrective action implementation.
  • Display technical strength in either “Instrumentation & Electrical (I&E)” or “Rotating Equipment” disciplines.
Leadership responsibilities will include:
  • Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
  • Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
  • Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
  • Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
  • Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
  • Execute performance and career development discussions
  • Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
  • Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

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…

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a first-class rotating equipment mechanic or instrument technician.
  • At least 3 years of craft supervisory experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Experience gained in a chemical plant operating environment supporting ongoing operational needs.
  • Proven record of team leadership and development.
  • Ability to work self-directed.
  • Advanced level of experience in the “I&E” or “Rotating Equipment” disciplines.
  • Training in Root Cause Analysis.
  • Proficiency with SAP maintenance work processes, Microsoft Excel, and Word.
  • Working knowledge of FDA or ISO9001 requirements preferred.
  • Established relationships with local service providers and suppliers is a plus.
  • Travel 5%

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable. BASFRS


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