08 Jul, 2021

Process Engineer

  • BASF
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

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.


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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.



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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.




And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2021 as one of America’s Best Large Employers. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!




Process Engineer (2101481) - Huntsville, AL




Where the Chemistry Happens




We are looking for someone like you who will be responsible for all technical support for the Automotive Catalyst Manufacturing process. Your focus will be on supporting the Process Engineering Team, Slurry preparations and Coating operations.  Additional responsibilities include supporting operations in day-to-day production troubleshooting as needed and Process Optimization. You will lead various Continuous Improvement projects at site to improve overall productivity, improve quality, reducing process losses, and improving scrap reduction. 



Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success



    Leveraging your Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field and your professional experience in Process Engineering at a Chemical/Manufacturing site, you will lead the creation of all necessary documentation for new product launches and generate SOS/BOM/Recipes as well as be responsible for the maintenance.



    Demonstrating your robust analytical skills, you will collect and analyze various coating data. Automotive experience will be considered an asset.



    Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will support operations on departmental Key Performance Indicators.



    Your dedication to continuous improvement and familiarity with quality systems required will be evident as you manage special projects related to safety, productivity, 5S, lean manufacturing, visual management.



    Your solid problem-solving skills will be essential as you troubleshoot and support problems and opportunities in the related areas and define, structure, plan, and implement improvement projects to satisfy site, business group, and corporate objectives related to slurry preparations and coating operations. Technical knowledge of inorganic batch chemical unit operations – mixing, wet milling, slurry pumping, powder handling, drying process will be considered an asset.



    Utilizing your strong technical skills, you will conduct production trial runs in addition to special projects related to safety, productivity, 5s, lean manufacturing, visual management.



    Successfully engaging within the organization, you will liaise with several different departments to build strong relationships.



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 investing 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.




BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

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