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Job Title: Automation Engineer
Location: Greenville, OH, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Marketing/Branding
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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AtBASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. Bybalancing economic success with environmental protection and socialresponsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. Asthe world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly everyindustry meet the current and future needs of society through science andinnovation.

 

Weprovide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis onprocess safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within,through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

 

Andwe are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF hasbeen recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers. Comejoin us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future

 

AutomationEngineer (1901178) - Greenville, OH

 

Wherethe Chemistry Happens

 

We are seeking a professional like you to performdaily responsibilities that include control systemprogramming, including base logic, graphics, and batch programming.  You will lead life-cycle strategy/planningefforts for site control systems and training efforts for site automation.  You will also work closely with Operations toexecute programming modifications to de-bottleneck equipment and improve plantperformance and reliability and ensure that all shifts are able to executethe operating plan daily, as intended.

 

Additionally,you will lead annual functional certification of site automated interlockcheckout, support project engineers during the commissioning phase of capitalprojects involving automation and utilize your technical background andtroubleshooting techniques to improve processes and product quality. Lastly, youwill provide support for the Data Historians, ensure plant changes ormodifications are captured and documented as part of the PSM "Managementof Change", and provide technical support for risk assessments onManagement of Changes to ensure changes do not jeopardize the safety of plant.

Safety Instrumented System (SIS)Engineer certification or familiarization with safety instrumented systems ishighly preferred.

Formulafor Success

 

Any experience you may have in ABB Control System programming (including base logic, graphics, and batch language) and/or knowledge of Emerson Delta-V (including base logic and graphics), Triconix and/or PLC programming will be a valued asset as you maintain the health of DCS system hardware and software. Demonstrating your knowledge of basic instrumentation, controls, and automation combined with your strong technical skills, you will provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to the daily Operational Team for plant problems that arise. As a reliable resource, you will make yourself available to be on-call and respond to any after hour event impacting production or EHS. Leveraging your education in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical or a related field) and your experience in plant operations in a chemical manufacturing environment, you will provide technical and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for production, EHS, and quality incidents. Utilizing your knowledge of chemical unit operations and equipment, you will identify Lean opportunities and support implementation. Your strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills will be essential as you partner with the Production Supervisor to maintain safe operation and reliability of the plant. Your unwavering commitment to workplace safety will be evident as you demonstrate your strong understanding of Process Safety Concepts and their applications on a daily basis.  Additionally, you will comply with OSHA and plant specific safety procedures.CreateYour Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

 

Addingvalue to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suiteof benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to supportyou—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, youcreate your own chemistry.

 

Thetotal rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck.From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude 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 andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

 

BASFprovides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities tohelp you make the most of your talents and your job.

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Job Post Date: 07/15/19
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