Quality Assurance Tech III-1903804 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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Quality Assurance Tech III, Livonia, Michigan - (1903804)
BASF's PMN business is the leading supplier of Polyurethane Solutions for systems, specialties and PU basic products. With its global network of 39 polyurethane system houses and its comprehensive product and service portfolio, it is the preferred partner of its customers in many industries.
We are seeking a safety conscious, dedicated, energetic, team oriented individual to become part of a dynamic work environment contributing to a successful Polyurethane System business.
The Quality Assurance Tech is responsible for performing in process and final quality assurance testing activities related to the batch manufacturing operations at the Livonia site.
Actively participates in EHS initiatives and compliance; including adherence to established safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
Samples blend vessels to obtain in-process and final quality samples.
Performs required testing on in-process batch samples and finished goods to determine if product specifications are met
Works closely with other lab shift technicians to perform lab testing requirements and communicate results
Monitors and reviews instrument controls using routine instrument checks through calibration, verification, and/or validation
Operates auxiliary lab equipment (Band Saw, Water Baths, Centrifuge, etc.) as required to prepare and test the batch's performance against specifications.
Establishes proficiency in and maintains daily input of data management systems such as SAP QM for purposes of COA generation, quality release, root cause analysis, NCM investigations and trend reporting
Reviews and approves incoming raw materials prior to release to production and produces product shipping documentation
Modifies and validates work procedures as required to ensure proper documentation of lab activities; inclusive of logbooks, databases, check sheets, worksheets, etc.
Develops or modifies laboratory procedures as required to maintain safe work conditions and meet continuous improvement targets
This position is 8-hours midnight shift (10:30PM - 7:00AM) with overtime as required
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
Bachelor's Degree in chemistry - OR - Technical degree in Analytical Testing, Chemistry or related field.
A minimum of 2 years' experience in quality assurance or a testing laboratory (college laboratory experience is acceptable)
Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
Experience in a production/operation role within a chemical manufacturing company
Experience SAP Quality Management (QM) System
Experience in ISO 9001:2015 compliance
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.