BASF Engine Lab Technician in Union, New Jersey

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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…

Engine Lab Technician (1801981) – Union, NJ

The position of Engine Lab Technician is located at BASF’s engine laboratory in Union, New Jersey. The Union Engine Lab (UEL) is part of BASF’s catalyst research organization. The Engine Lab performs prototype sample testing and provides test data to research and application teams developing next generation automotive catalysts.

The primary responsibility of this position is test cell operation. This includes:

  • Installation of catalyst samples in the exhaust system (diesel and gasoline), and conduct required testing

  • Chassis Dyno operation testing samples on vehicles

  • Monitor engine operation and document activities through databases part of the quality system

  • Perform routine inspection, cleaning and repairs

  • Complete routine scheduled preventive maintenance on test rig, along with prepping the analytical benches

  • Advises supervisor and test cell engineer when standard procedures are not applicable, test cell operator reports to UEL Operation’s Supervisor

  • Candidate should have a strong desire to work within research laboratory environment and understands principles and importance of safe operation

  • Basic computer skills including MS office software, especially MS Excel

  • Clear oral and written communication skills

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…

Basic qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3 years of experience working with diesel and/or gasoline engines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical certification in Automotive, Electronics, and/or similar field

  • Experience with automotive engines

  • Basic knowledge of electronics/electricity

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.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: G-CCE-Mobile Emissions Catalysts

Title: Engine Lab Technician

Location: NJ-Union

Requisition ID: 1801981