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Process Technology Manager


Job Field: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Location: Wyandotte, MI, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704147

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…

We are seeking a Process Technology Manager to work out of our Wyandotte, MI facility.

Process Technology Manager (1704147) – Wyandotte, MI

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Ensure the effectiveness of Process Engineering support and Maintenance direction for the Wyandotte Dispersions & Resins plant.
  • Maintain first-class plant reliability, process safety performance, and operational effectiveness.
  • Be accountable for the quality and viability of the PSM program, working with individuals within the Wyandotte Dispersions & Resins engineering team, as well as PSM experts in Wyandotte and the BASF Process Safety Center of Excellence (CoE).

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 or a related discipline.
  • At least 11 years of experience in Chemical Engineering activities related to plant operations and optimization; continuous improvement experience preferred. Note: you will be required to obtain your Green Belt within two years (if you do not already have).
  • Experience in major plant design, commission, and start-up projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership of and participation in large technical teams, along with the necessary organizational skills to drive a diverse group of projects to completion.
  • Experience working under deadline pressure for long periods of time while delivering desired results.
  • Working familiarity with other primary engineering disciples through project work (e.g., mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls).
  • Demonstration of these technical competencies:
    • Deep knowledge of Wyandotte Dispersions & Resins manufacturing technologies (to be developed, not a pre-hire job requirement).
    • OpEx orientation
    • Capital Project Management
    • PSM/RMP expertise and commitment to EHS standards and practices
    • BASF Engineering Standards
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Knowledge of OSHA/EPA/MIOSHA/DEQ regulation and requirements
    • Project Management


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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