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Compliance/Operations Engineer

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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.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Compliance/Operations Engineer I (2103501) – Freeport, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are searching for a professional like you to join our site team and provide support to the Polyamide plant in Freeport, TX.

In this role, you will be primarily responsible for reviewing environmental compliance records, periodic reporting requirements, providing input and support to the Site’s environmental strategy, working closely with plant operations engineers, operators, and production management to ensure compliance, and making improvements to improve efficiency.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success

    Leveraging your educational background in Engineering or Science and professional experience in chemical manufacturing operations, you will serve as the Unit Contact for Agency inspections and audits, as well as compiling data for required environmental reports.

    Relying upon your knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and other applicable codes, regulations, and standards, you will direct the development and implementation of equipment- and administrative-based processes to achieve full compliance with environmental guidelines. You will also provide support to projects to ensure compliance with all state, local, EPA, and permit requirements.

    Displaying your experience implementing environmental programs, project design and construction, you will ensure compliance with regulatory and company policy requirements, prepare applications for environmental permits for air emissions, water discharge and waste disposal operations. You will also interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.

    Driving the successful application of process engineering concepts, you will deliver continuous improvement solutions that will minimize the impact of environmental processes, including waste minimization, as well as identify and scope projects and small improvements to improve compliance and efficiency of environmental systems.

    As a trusted advisor, you will develop, oversee, and support environmental training of production personnel, as well as lead unit activities to interface with corporate and consulting resources to obtain necessary environmental permits for the units.

    Demonstrating your excellent technical and interpersonal skills, you will collaborate with the operations team to optimize and troubleshoot plant operations and to drive improvement in quality, operability, and safety.

    As a subject matter expert, you will participate and provide expertise in PHAs and develop and provide support for environmental training of Operations personnel.

    Demonstrating your thoroughness and experience with incident investigation, you will lead investigations and drive resolution of AIMS associated with Environmental and Operations incidents.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Freeport, TX 77542, US