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Maintenance Technician - Kankakee, IL Job

Maintenance Technician - Kankakee, IL-1801284
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.
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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 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. 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens€
Maintenance Technician, 1801284 €“ Kankakee, IL
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
This role executes all assigned work safely, effectively and efficiently within the general scope of work defined below. Provides feedback on preventive maintenance that might improve the process and notes additional work required on inspected equipment. Responds to emergency or unplanned work as needed, including callouts. Works on plant modifications, expense and capital. Performs duties in a manner that fosters good teamwork between maintenance and operations and is consistent with our vision of maintenance being a high performance work team.
€ Comply with all safe work practices; use proper PPE, fall protection equipment, etc.
€ Complies with all OSHA Safety and Health regulations.
€ Complete preventive maintenance work and provide feedback on any issues.
€ Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment
€ Performs emergency/unscheduled repairs as needed, including callouts.
€ Performs laser alignment of rotating equipment.
€ Performs troubleshooting of equipment failures and participates in root cause investigations of major or repetitive equipment issues.
€ Does pipe fitting work and will become a certified welder.
€ Manages input to work orders and notifications, and completes time confirmations in SAP.
€ Does painting, insulating and other duties as needed or assigned.
€ Can assist I/E Techs as needed with electrical repairs or troubleshooting.
€ Maintain steam traps to reduce steam consumption and process issues. Maintain the lubrcation PMs in a timely manner (including instrument calibrations).
€ Participate in failure analysis for critical issues through the Asset Reliability Team.
€ Review new installations to plant standards to ensure low life cycle cost.
€ Maintain asbestos records in accordance with the State of Illinois.
€ Collect and analyze vibration data from PM routes and follow-up to issues found.
€ Maintain the (2) Laser alignment tools, and the (1) Laser Belt Alignment tool. Conduct failure analysis with reports.
€ Perform all the necessary installation inspections and quality checks on new rotating equipment installations.
€ Perform helium leak detection on vacuum systems and heat exchangers.
€ Reduce high cost rotating equipment spending through operational or design changes.
€ Maintain the vibration PMS in a timely manner (including instrument calibrations).
€ Participate in failure analysis for critical issues through the Asset Reliability Team.
€ Review new installations to plant standards to ensure low life cycle cost.
€ Maintain data integrity within the CMMS as it relates to rotating equipment.
This position may require the handling and/or management of hazardous waste, i.e. satellite accumulation, identification, characterization, and movement. Each employee shall receive RCRA training on an annual basis and any additional hazardous waste training as deemed necessary. The site maintains readily available SHE waste procedures 7.02 Waste Management and 7.01 Waste Characterization for site reference."
Skills Include:
Precision maintenance practices
Rebuilding mechanical drives
Precision alignment of rotating shafts
Good computer skills
Overhaul and installation of pumps, agitators, compressors, blowers
Performs general mechanic tasks including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production equipment.
Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
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€
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Basic qualifications:
€ High School Diploma or equivalent
€ 2+ years of related maintenance
€ 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment
Preferred qualifications:
€ Technical training; Associate degree strongly preferred
€ Pipe fitting or welding experience
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.
Primary Location: US-IL-Kankakee
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA

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