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BASF PESOL Production Operator in Malcom, Iowa

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As a Production Operator at the BASF Malcom, IA site you will be responsible for all aspects of personal safety, product quality, and operating of the reactors. As well as, filling loading, and unloading systems and their auxiliary equipment such as blend tanks. The Production Operator will manufacture quality finished goods and manage raw materials in a safe and efficient manner. This includes running the control panel for reactor, load/unload of tank trucks, totes, drums or pails as required.

During your 12-hour shift as a PESOL Production Operator, you will

  • Perform batching in blend tanks and reactors.

  • Read, record, and interpret data of instruments, reactors, tanks, pumps, etc. and makes corrective adjustments as required to efficient production runs.

  • Understand and follow all procedures in the Big 5 (Safe Work Permit, Lock Out Tag out, Line Break, PPE, and Hot Work) after appropriate instruction and training.

  • Operate a forklift to move needed raw materials and scrap materials to properly designated areas.

  • Perform housekeeping to maintain production and operations in neat and orderly condition.

If you...

  • Have a HS Diploma or GED.

  • Are willing to work 12-hour shifts 3-4 days a week.

  • Can lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Can perform light maintenance duties in the plant and/or warehouse.

  • Can wear a PAPR (positive air purifying respirator).

  • Know how to operate a forklift


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  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement

  • Mentoring & Development Programs

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet insurance

  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause

  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar and much more!

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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.