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Product Technician, Portland


Job Field: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Location: Portland, OR, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704293

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 strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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. Where the Chemistry Happens… Product Technician (1704293) – Portland, OR The Product Technician calibrates optical temperature measurement instrumentation for manufacturing, applications, and research. Responsible for setting up, checking, and correcting operations to ensure conformance to established calibration standards and procedures. Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots supporting instrumentation and equipment. Perform light manufacturing duties and conducts experiments as assigned. Responsibilities Include:

  • Calibrate all temperature measurement instruments for customers and applications team using established standards and procedures.
  • Generate reliable data from which correct scientific and technical conclusions and recommendations can be made.
  • Review data and develop first level recommendations for engineering team.
  • Record and communicate test results.
  • Develop basic test procedures and methods.
  • Prepare written test procedures as required for departmental use.
  • Understand and utilize current hardware and software products.
  • Maintain assigned instruments and furnace equipment in optimum operating condition and provide input on design, specification, and construction of new equipment.
  • Coordinate production schedule with production leads, sales, and customer service.
  • Maintain production schedule and report any issues to team.
  • Perform all SAP required transactions to process orders.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Possess working knowledge of laboratory testing and analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used product testing concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Work in a multi-disciplined team environment with little supervision.

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… Basic qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three years of experience in measurement instrumentation, physics, optics, and/or material science

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Material Science, Physics, Electronics, or similar
  • Previous experience in Electronics testing/validating new products

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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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