Quality Assurance Lab Technician-2002936 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 provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America's Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens
Quality Assurance Lab Technician (2002936)- Livonia, MI
We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for timely analysis of raw materials, in-process samples and finished products to verify conformity to specifications and activities related to batch manufacturing operations at the Livonia site. We are in search of a safety conscious, dedicated, energetic, team-oriented individual to become part of a dynamic work environment contributing to a successful Polyurethane System business.
You will actively participate in EHS initiatives and compliance; including adherence to established safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
Utilizing your laboratory knowledge, you will perform required testing on in-process batch samples and finished goods to determine if product specifications are met and operate auxiliary lab equipment (Band Saw, Water Baths, Centrifuge, etc.) as required to prepare and test batch performance against specifications.
Your superior communication skills will serve you well as you work closely with other lab shift technicians to perform lab testing requirements and communicate results.
Demonstrating your proficiency in laboratory quality compliance, you will monitor and review instrument controls using routine instrument checks through calibration, verification, and/or validation.
Utilizing your proficiency in SAP QM, Microsoft Office, and Minitab you will maintain daily input of data management systems for COA generation, quality release, root cause analysis, NCM investigations and trend reporting.
You will modify and validate work procedures as required to ensure proper documentation of lab activities; inclusive of logbooks, databases, check sheets, worksheets, etc. and develop or modify laboratory procedures as required to maintain safe work conditions and meet continuous improvement targets.
Your commitment to workplace safety will be critical as you will be required to comply with safety procedures such as Safe Work, management of change, good housekeeping and incident reporting/investigation.
Train new employees on lab activities and perform other job non-routine or specialized duties as needed may be assigned.
Plant operations are Sunday - Friday. Fixed non-rotating shifts. 40-hour work week plus overtime opportunities:
3rd Shift - Sun - Fri, 22-30 PM - 07-00AM
1st Shift - Mon - Fri, 6-30 AM - 15-00 PM
2nd Shift - Mon - Fri, 14-30 PM - 23-00 PM
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 Diploma or GED required
3 years of laboratory experience in quality control or quality assurance required
BS degree in chemistry preferred
Polyurethane Lab experience preferred
SAP experience is preferred
Analytical testing method experience preferred
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
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.
Organization: N-PMN/OS-Business Mgmt PU Systems-60001803
Internal Number: 641184
About BASF Corporation
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.