08 Nov, 2023

Production Engineer

  • BASF
  • Elyria, OH, USA
Production 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.



Where the Chemistry Happens


We are seeking a professional like you to support ongoing operations at our Elyria, OH facility.

BASF’s Catalysts division is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products, including advanced battery materials. By leveraging our industry-leading R&D platforms, passion for innovation and deep knowledge of precious and base metals, BASF’s Catalysts division develops unique, proprietary solutions that drive customer success.

You will have the opportunity to work participating in customer relations, being able to drive cultural changes and working with new product scale-up and material substitution trials, becoming and expert in your products, processes and equipement though thoubleshooting and providing solutions. 



As a Production Engineer you create chemistry by…


  • Providing technical leadership for production campaigns to manufacture products within expected standards of quality, cost, efficiency, compliance, safety, and responsible care. This includes run preparations, monitoring of production and closeout of the production run along with any changes to instructions or material usages.
  • Troubleshooting and providing solutions to resolve issues in processes, equipment, and product quality. You will become an expert in your products, processes, and equipment.
  • Being capable of working with limited direction, you will optimize processes and/or seek alternate technologies to reduce ergonomic and process safety risks, quality and equipment failures, costs, and waste.
  • Working with Process Engineers involved in plant trials including new product scale-up, plant-to-plant technology/product transfers, and raw material substitution trials.
  • Displaying initiative and a strong drive to achieve results, you will manage process changes in your areas of responsibility using the BASF Management of Change process.
      ·     Participating in customer relations (as needed), including compiling, and presenting information. These skills will be critical to building relationships and working with contact supervisors to provide direction and guidance to the plant floor.








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


Your formula for success


  • Education in Engineering (Chemical Engineering preferred) 
  • Professional experience in an industrial discipline (process design, process support, and/or production) 
  • Strong technical/problem solving aptitude and skills in interpreting and presenting data

You @ BASF  

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement
  • Mentoring & Development Programs
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Pet insurance
  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause
  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar 


What are you waiting for? Click Apply now to BELONG@BASF!!


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