BASF Jobs in Chattanooga – Production Group Leader

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Job Description:

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

Responsible for the successful leadership and direction of the daily operations of the Amnicola or Polymer Drive facilities.  Emphasis is placed on ensuring that all personnel working within their assigned area comply with safety, health, environmental, and production standards while operating within budget guidelines to achieve the overall objectives of the Chattanooga Site.
Maintain plant personnel in their use of process control systems for safe and efficient plant operation.  Improve existing plant processes for optimal productivity and efficiency.  Assist with plant personnel in plant trials for new or improved products.
Support safety, environmental, quality, legal, diversity, and Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action standards of the Corporation, Division, and location.


Job Requirements:

  • BS Degree is required, or equivalent years of experience equaling advanced degree knowledge.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in complete plant operations.
  • In-depth knowledge of synthetic latex production.
  • Ability to direct and motivate people.
  • Good communications and personal skills.
  • Technical knowledge of chemical processes.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and techniques relating to the chemical industry.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products; Outlook Word Excel etc. and SAP
  • Working knowledge of plant chemical equipment and processes, testing, and computer skills obtained through training and OTJ experience.
  • Knowledge of plant area procedures, plant processes for workflow, and computer control/monitoring/adjustments are required.
  • Mechanical knowledge of equipment breakdown including disassembling of piping and pressure vessels associated in a chemical plant environment.

Job Details:

Company: BASF

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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