Chemical Plant Operator - Shipping Job

Chemical Plant Operator - Shipping-1800562

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…

Chemical Plant Operator – Shipping / Livonia, MI – (1800562)

An energetic, self-starter is being sought to join the Livonia operations team.

The successful candidate will perform the tasks required to manufacture and ship polyurethane specialties products in a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound manner. After successfully completing an orientation and training program on first shift, the candidate will be assigned to a work assignment in the shipping department on second shift. Operators are expected to become cross-trained in most if not all areas over the course of their career. All assignments require candidates to safely operate sit-down fork trucks and standup reach trucks.

The successful candidate is required to actively participate in site environmental, health and safety programs, as well as all continuous improvement initiatives.

Likely Job Assignment Requirements include:
1. Shipping/receiving - unloading & loading box trailers and processing of all associated paperwork, including daily computer work, use of bar code scanners and use of advanced math skills to convert measurements as required.

2. Production - Building batches with liquid and solid chemicals following batch sheet instructions.
Filling containers and preparing them for shipment.
3. Truckwell - Loading and unloading tank trucks and railcars. Driving yard tractor, moving trailers on site.

The Chemical Plant Operator will work an 8-hour afternoon shift M-F (2:30PM – 11:00PM) with overtime as required. This position will start out on the day shift for the first 2-4 months for training (6:30AM – 3:00PM) and then move to the afternoon shift.

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 [email protected], 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
- 1 year fork truck driving experience
- 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:
- 1 year experience in a chemical plant, batch managed production environment
- 2 years fork truck driving experience / certified
- Reach truck experience
- Bilingual English and Spanish
- Familiarity with SAP
- Leadership skills and aspirations

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.

Primary Location: US-MI-Livonia
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Night Job
Organization: N-PMN-Performance Materials NA
Full time
Livonia, Michigan 48150, US