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Maintenance Mechanic/ Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice

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Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic/ Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice
Location: Peekskill, NY, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Maintenance/Repair
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connectedminds. By balancing 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. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvementand operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliveron ambitious, long-term goals.


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 fromwithin, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allowsfor our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, andgain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.


Andwe are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. Westrongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving teammembers and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executingstrategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for asustainable future


Thisposition is within BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC, a 100% wholly ownedsubsidiary of BASF Corporation. BASF Colors & Effects produces a broadportfolio of colorants and effect pigments in 13 sites globally. Based on theirchemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics andagriculture markets, BASF's experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled byentrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customersand our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information aboutColors & Effects, visit



Maintenance Mechanic/Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice - Peekskill, NY



Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic/Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice to perform duties to install, maintain and repair equipment at the BASF Peekskill Manufacturing Site.  Tasks include complex process equipment installation, maintenance troubleshooting and repairs utilizing advanced skills in pipefitting, structural steel, pneumatic, hydraulic, rigging and other millwright work on rotating and fixed equipment such as process machinery, tanks/pumps/agitators, furnaces, boilers and general building & grounds maintenance.  Perform basic welding and fabrication; assist other mechanics in mechanical assignments as required.  Operate forklift truck and other mobile equipment as required.Formula for Success

Using your High School or Trade School Diploma, or equivalent, you will work from complicated drawings, design specifications and/or utilizing good maintenance practices and ingenuity to solve problems. You will work in coordination with multi-craft maintenance activities, receive and act upon Supervisor's written and/or verbal instructions, notify Supervisor of status of work and communicate to Supervisor deficiencies in equipment and/or repair information. You will maintain excellent housekeeping practices throughout the workplace, communicate all problems or difficulties to the supervisor, and utilize current technology as required to perform duties.  You will enter and comfortably work within confined spaces, maintain and update necessary records as instructed, use basic computer programs, and learn and maintain computer skills to support BASF programs.  Preferred Certifications, knowledge and experience may include:
  • Further education in the mechanical field  
  • Prior working experience in a chemical, refining, or manufacturing facility    
  • Experience in the safe and proper use of maintenance hand tools and power tools, diagnostic instruments.  
  • Knowledge of and skill in the basic use of shop equipment such as metal lathe and milling machine in fabrication and repair work.     

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    Job Post Date: 07/18/19
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