Maintenance Supervisor - Elyria, OH-2000360 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.
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Maintenance Supervisor (2000360) - Elyria, OH
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to lead a multiple skilled flexible work team to ensure safe, permit compliant, efficient and effective operations on a twenty-four hour/day continuously operated facility. You will direct maintenance resources to complete planned and emergency work that impacts the continuous operations at the site. You will also be responsible for the development of key working relationships with Production, Maintenance, Process Controls, SHE and Engineering to successfully drive initiatives to completion.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your superior planning, organization, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Although not required, prior supervisory experience, an OSHA 30 Safety Certificate, skilled trades experience, a basic understanding of welding, and HVAC experience is desirable. A Journeyman's Card or License currently held or previously held will also be a valued asset.
This position requires off hours, weekend duty and shift work on an as needed basis. You may also be called at home to provide advice and information as required to support the needs of the plant.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Contributing your high work standard & accountability, initiative, and excellent judgment, you will lead a maintenance team of BASF techs and embedded contractors, ensure adherence to safe and environmentally correct work practices, a proactive approach to teamwork, continuous improvement and cost reduction.
Your unwavering commitment to safety will be evident as you will be accountable for safety goals and Critical Success Factors for safety performance by active participation and leadership in solving safety issues and coordinating safety and housekeeping programs.
Leveraging your education (preferably in Engineering Technology or a related Engineering discipline) and experience in a manufacturing environment (chemical plant preferred), you will plan, coordinate and monitor the activities of the maintenance team to ensure production targets, maintenance goals, and quality specifications are met safely and efficiently in accordance to company/plant polices procedures and work instructions.
Successfully engaging within the organization, you will coordinate Maintenance activities with the Production Gatekeeper, Maintenance Schedulers, Maintenance Planners, Maintenance Manager and other personnel as appropriate.
Demonstrating your strong ability to lead and manage change, you will manage the performance and development of personnel through on-going feedback, coaching, audits, counseling, and observations. You will also coordinate and supervise the work of contractors.
Knowing our business and developing functional/procedural expertise, you will ensure the group obtains business knowledge required to work effectively, monitor cost to help ensure compliance with budgets, and report potential variances.
Leading by example with your excellent communications skills (both verbal and written), you will maintain and encourage collaborative resolutions and communications of work issues among employees, departments and various work groups.
Your solid mechanical aptitude (specifically the use of precision measurement tools and assembly techniques) and your knowledge of various equipment and machinery will serve you well as you establish and share maintenance best practices.
Your strong experience using computer programs, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and SAP, will be useful as you complete reports and documentation and create work notifications, work orders, and purchase requests in SAP.
Working well as a team player, you will use your ability to assist with troubleshooting efforts and direct maintenance resources to successfully repair and maintain site equipment, as well as back up the Production Gatekeeper during his/her absence.
Leadership Expectations : As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.
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.
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.