Production Control Operator

Huntsville, AL, US, 35824

Now Hiring Production Control Operator!


Starting Pay: $24.15




At BASF ECMS, you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. Our benefits include some additional perks below for starters…

  • Retirement Benefits with company contributions 
  • Competitive Medical and Dental Plan Options
  • Disability and Life Insurance Programs
  • Wellness Programs
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement
  • Mentoring & Development Programs
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet insurance


As a Production Control Operator I you will…   

  • Follows work instructions, procedures, and product specifications; adds specified amounts of raw materials into vessels or blending tanks; sets valves to feed liquid and solid materials through equipment units.
  • Sets controls in specified sequence on control panel to start automatic feed.
  • Weighs out quantities of powdered or liquid chemicals, following formula sheets.
  • Starts and monitors feed of solid or semi-solid materials through equipment units, such as mills, heating vessels and mixing tanks.
  • Dumps pre-weighed ingredients into tanks, hoppers, or ball/continuous mills.
  • Adjusts controls and valves to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels.
  • Observes chemical reactions; monitors gauges, samples, and data recorders; and receives notification from analytical laboratory, supervisor, or other workers to make specified operating adjustments.
  • Observes gauges, and instruments, turns valves, and moves controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, and flow of steam, coolant, and chemical constituents through system to effect prescribed reaction within critical limits, according to knowledge of equipment and process.
  • Draws samples of product at specified stages of synthesis and performs standard tests to determine if manufacturing is proceeding efficiently and in conformity with specifications.
  • Attaches hoses, pumps or transfer equipment to move completed slurry to holding area or manufacturing coating equipment.
  • Calculate additives and Dilutions required for batches in support of the Ready-to-coat process.
  • Be able to read and make decisions based on process parameter sheets in support of ready-to-coat.
  • Own and manage the sampling process to ensure that all samples are representative of what is in the storage tanks (including knowledge of foam/mixing issues/Sample cups and procedures)
  • Carryout required ready to coat tasks provided by the targeters.
  • Will be required to learn the slurry bench process and serve as a backup to the process tech.
  • Will need to understand the basics of the targeting process to ensure that work is documented correctly.
  • Ability to conduct slurry transfers/Connections/Ystrals/Portable/tank recirculation.



  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • 2 years’ work experience in a production/manufacturing plant required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience in Chemical Operations plant.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc.)
  • Demonstrated enhanced math and/or science ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others and collaborate for achievement.


About BASF Environmental Catalysts and Metal Solutions


Leveraging its deep expertise as the global leader in catalysis and precious metals, BASF Environmental Catalysts and Metal Solutions (ECMS) serves customers in many industries including automotive, aerospace, indoor air quality, semiconductors, and hydrogen economy, and provides full loop services with its precious metals trading and recycling offering. With a focus on circular solutions and sustainability, ECMS is committed to helping our customers create a cleaner, more sustainable world.  Protecting our elements of life is our purpose and this inspires us to ever-new solutions. 


ECMS operates globally in 15 countries with approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.




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The competitive Pay Rate for this role is $24.15/hr. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factor permitted by law.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.




Nearest Major Market: Huntsville