Job Title:Control Systems Tech Location:Geismar, LA, South United States, USA Company:BASF - We Create Chemistry Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer Career Type:Technician Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:0
Control Systems Technician , Geismar, La.( 1901135 ) At BASF, we create chemistry through the power ofconnected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protectionand social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future throughchemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers innearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society throughscience and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environmentand are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through anemphasis on lifelong learning and development. We are constantly striving tobecome an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by ForbesMagazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on ourjourney to create solutions for a sustainable future This position in Geismar has site-wide responsibilities for supportof the control systems (DCS, PLC, SIS, etc.). The main responsibilities areproviding advanced troubleshooting and support for area maintenance, projectconfiguration, hardware expertise and IT expertise. Other responsibilities include: Provides support for all control systems equipment onsite. This includes equipment configuration associated with these systems. Specific technicians will be dedicated to specific systems to increase expertise. Support area maintenance control system configuration and advanced troubleshooting, including software and hardware. Perform diagnostic concept and periodic health checks and diagnostics for installed control systems. Implement lifecycle strategies, status checks and diagnostics for installed control systems. Seek and participate in continuous development opportunities to further develop IT, networking and control system skills and tools to become an experienced control systems technician. This typically includes the ability to support multiple DCS, PLC and SIS systems and manufacturers. Work with the Site Central Controls Systems Engineer to conduct strategic Control Systems management/ design/ development/ configuration/ implementation. This includes assigning and maintaining all IO points to ensure that appropriate systems can be taken down as needed to support the plant Act independently regarding most daily and weekly activities, and interacts with supervising manager and engineers usually on a consult, report basis. Most decisions made by this position are concrete when within defined procedural and process constraints. When conflicts arise if it cannot be resolved with facts and figures, it is escalated to the next level. Maintain and configure assigned systems and implements life-cycle decisions in the current overall economic context of the business units and the site, not solely with respect to the maintenance budget. Seek continuous improvements in automation and control technologies to improve the process automation capability and the reliability of their assigned area. This position interacts daily with the controlsystem manager and engineers. They will also interact with operationspersonnel, such as operators, production leaders, operations engineers, andtechnology team members. Provides periodic reports to management and willinteract with peers. This position will maintain contacts withcounterparts in other companies within the BASF Group as well as those in othercompanies via industry organizations. Candidates must demonstrate the followingcompetencies: Analytical Thinking, Quality Orientation & Attention to Detail Business & Financial Acumen Team Working Work Management Communication & Interpersonal Skills Entrepreneurial Action Customer Focus Strategic Thinking Striving for Achievement Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You... Adding value to our customers begins with addingvalue to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs andunique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages ofyour life and career. With you@BASF, you createyour 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 thatinclude company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning,we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, globalorganization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally,expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You... Basic Qualifications 2 year Associates degree in instrumentation or Instrumentation Certificated 7 years of experience in a chemical / petrochemical environment required. Minimum 5 years of experience in instrument and control support. Preferred qualifications 4-year degree in computer science is preferred. Hands on knowledge and experience with various types of process control systems and equipment with an understanding of control system hardware and computer networking. Excellent work management skills. Keen attention to detail and a high degree of quality orientation. Strong communication skills, both orally and written. Qualifications - NOTE: Not all positions areeligible for cross-regional relocation/work authorization. Cross regional isdefined as movement between countries (e.g. Canada to U.S.). We are an equal opportunity employer and allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law. BASF recognizes institutions of higher educationaccredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
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