Job Field: GEMA - General Management
Location: San Diego, CA, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1802710
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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. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… Facility Manager, Facilities and Maintenance Engineering - 1802710 Are you a team player that puts customers first, and has a great can-do attitude for solving any type of challenge? BASF Enzymes LLC in San Diego is seeking a technically proficient, organized manager to lead the Facilities and Maintenance Engineering team for the site. The candidate will work in a dynamic, cross-functional team to develop and implement effective preventative maintenance systems for high tech lab equipment, automation equipment, pilot plant process equipment, and building facilities. The Candidate will play an active role in executing improvements that increase the capacity, flexibility and capability of site assets while managing costs. This highly customer-focused position offers the opportunity to work in a global multidisciplinary team in a challenging and dynamic environment. Formula for Success: You Will... Lead and manage facilities maintenance programs and budgets from a customer-centric perspective. Be the key liaison between the facility, Landlord/Management company and Key Executive Stakeholders. Develop, execute and track sitewide preventative maintenance, (PM), repair and calibration programs, and budgets therein. Lead the facilities and maintenance team as well as manage the site security team. Bring experience in Site Safety management to within the framework of the BASF's Responsible Care program to safely execute on site repairs, calibrations, and PMs. Provide troubleshooting support for process operations, and perform continuous improvement studies for existing processes. Work within multidisciplinary project teams which include Environmental Health & Safety, Regulatory, R&D and Manufacturing teams to design and execute site and laboratory enhancement projects & site permits. Ingredients for Success... Educational degree in Engineering or related field and 5 plus years of maintenance management experience, and/or relevant certifications (e.g. PLC programming, electronics, Six Sigma) Experience in facility and maintenance management in healthcare, biotechnology and/or production line/plant operation Experience working in a multidisciplinary and fast-paced environment, both independently and in a team setting Customer centric leadership & management style Great communication, organizational and problem-solving skills to serve a highly diverse, cross-functional environment Aptitude in managing calibration and preventative maintenance programs. Experience in a cGMP Biotechnology environment Understanding of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) objectives, Six Sigma, 5S Experience implementing maintenance management systems from conception to online status with proven trackable results (e.g. COGZ CMMS) Experience and operational knowledge relating to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, as well as core building utilities like compressed air, vacuum, waste inactivation, and other skid/building systems Ability to troubleshoot difficult electrical analog and digital problems Experience in use of Delta V or similar software Familiarity with Fermentor / Recovery equipment maintenance Proficiency in creating, modifying and reviewing CAD drawings, as well as curating an accurate ‘as-built’ drawing document library 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.