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Maintenance Operator at BASF West Africa Limited


BASF West Africa Limited – At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Maintenance Operator

Job ID: 64421
Location: Lagos, NG
Job Field: Production, Maintenance & Technical Services
Job Conditions: Permanent

What You Can Expect

  • The incumbent will be responsible for day-to-day operation of the pyrolysis unit line, implementing safety modifications as deemed fit to the Demo pyrolysis unit, facility maintenance of Waste-2-Chemicals pyrolysis site and mandatory inspections and tests on pyrolysis unit are kept up to date.

Duties will include the following:

  • Assist in the operation of the Waste-2-Chemicals demo unit
  • Carry out maintenance and engineering works on Waste-2-Chemicals demo unit
  • Ensure that all mandatory inspections are kept up to date as required by defined protocols
  • Keep an accurate record of all jobs done – job cards filed
  • Ensure all protective equipment and other equipment are kept clean, neat and tidy
  • Supervise sub-contractors working at Waste-2-Chemicals site and ensure work is performed in line with BASF EHS regulations and procedures
  • Responsible for Facility Maintenance of the Waste-2-Chemicals pyrolysis site
  • Adhere to all Safety Rules and Regulations at the Waste-2-Chemicals laboratory
  • Ensure that the Waste-2-Chemicals pilot demo is clean, safe and in good working order
  • Record all non-conforming equipment on a job card
  • Carry out all repairs timeously to minimize plant downtime
  • Maintenance of pyrolysis equipment, pumps, condenser, distillation unit, generator, electrical and control systems in laboratory

What We Expect

  • A Degree or Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (Bias in Plant Automation)
  • Experience in the chemical industry
  • Basic building facilities management knowledge
  • Basic computer literacy and computer hardware skills
  • Valid forklift diver’s license.
  • Experience with pump operation, maintenance and process controls system
  • Exposure to plant automation and control systems

We Offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and on-the-job training as part of a committed team.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline  18th February, 2022.

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