Production Trainee-2002681 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.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Production Trainee - Wyandotte, Michigan (2002681)
The Wyandotte Engineering Plastics Compounding facility operates twin screw extruders to provide engineering plastics compounds, primarily to TIER 2 suppliers in the automobile industry. The plant operates 24hr / 7 days. Activities range from selecting, charging and mixing raw materials, to the set-up and operation of compounding equipment.
Entry level positions typically start in the packaging area where duties include filling and labeling cardboard boxes with the finished product. A training process is established, providing a balance of computer-based learning and job shadowing experience.
This position is part of a job family with multiple levels but will be filled at the trainee level. Progression is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The incumbent will be assigned to one of four teams working on a rotating 12-hour schedule and will report to that team's Shift Supervisor.
Successful BASF Chemical Plant Operators have a highly developed teamwork competency, the ability to work under time constraints, excellent customer focus, as well as the ability to execute tasks safely, consistently and reliably.
The trainee will need physical ability to work for prolonged periods with high activity including standing, walking, stretching, ascending and descending stairs and ability to lift up to 55lbs. periodically.
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 you @BASF, 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...
High School education or GED
Minimum of 1 year working in a manufacturing environment / general industrial experience
Applicant must take and pass a career fit, basic mechanical and skill tests in order to qualify.
Working knowledge of ISO/IATF16949 preferred
Working knowledge of common industrial safe work practices preferred
Fork truck and pallet jack experience preferred
Experience in chemical, compounding or injection molding facility preferred
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.