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 on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
Where the Chemistry Happens…
Laboratory Technician – Beaumont, TX (2100532)
We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to work in our quality control group in Beaumont TX.
This position is responsible for working safely in the laboratory with the following job expectations:
Understand and follow all appropriate EHS and Q policies, actively participate in and support efforts to maintain a safe work environment for yourself and your colleagues, and report unsafe acts or conditions in the laboratory to protect self and others from potential injury.
Accurately analyze, document, and communicate results of raw material, in-process, and final product samples analysis to facilitate efficient operations and acceptable product quality.
Under direction of laboratory supervisor, review and evaluate new analytical methods and procedures prior to implementation and perform testing for special projects in support of continuous improvement efforts.
Demonstrate your computer proficiency and knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems to help the site comply with the Product Assurance Plans.
Leverage your educational background in chemistry or a related scientific discipline to ensure laboratory instruments perform properly and are setup according to documented laboratory methods.
Support operations by developing, documenting and implementing analytical methods for raw material and final product release, in-process control and environmental compliance utilizing HPLC, ICP, IC, GC-FID, GC-MS, FTIR, wet chemistry, physical chemistry, and other analytical techniques.
Perform other laboratory tasks as directed by supervisor or quality manager
Work as part of the diversified QC team to meet department goals and deliverables in fast pace environment.
Demonstrate strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Willingness to work shift schedules, holidays, weekends and 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.
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
Associate degree required
3 years of laboratory experience required.
Demonstrated ability to solve basic mathematical problems, reading comprehension, and mechanical aptitude
Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related science discipline
Knowledge of standard laboratory analytical techniques
General knowledge of SAP
Experience with ISO or other quality standards
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.
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