Huntsville, AL, US, 35824


About BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions

Leveraging its deep expertise as the global leader in catalysis and precious metals, BASF Environmental Catalyst 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.


As a Programmer you will LEAD by……….

Providing programming support for all Environmental Technology process equipment through the development and implementation of software changes to improve productivity, reduce cost, and improve safety.

This process requires that the programmer be able to take a production concept or process and develop the control scheme, develop the PLC and HMI program, install the software on the equipment, and work with process engineers to refine the program. 

In this role, you will also be responsible for worldwide support for ET sites and joint venture partners.


Your elements for success……

  • Leveraging your education and experience with industrial automation and machine integration, you will provide programming support for HSV processing and manufacturing equipment.
  • Applying your training, certifications and practical experience with software programs such as  Allen Bradley Panelview, RSLogix, FTBatch, FTSE, FTME and S-88 Standard; HMI - Wonderware INTOUCH; Siemens - Simatic S7, Simovis, and Simocom U, you will develop software for process changes and machine modifications at the request of site process engineers, maintenance department, operations, and project engineering through our MOC process.  This software will be installed, optimized, and back-ups maintained.
  • Your advanced computer skills and working knowledge of industrial PLC and HMI software in a process control network environment will be essential, as you provide PLC and HMI support for the Huntsville maintenance department.
  • Demonstrating your exceptional written and verbal communication skills, you will assist with essential training, related to equipment troubleshooting of equipment controls to maintenance personnel for continuous development of individual skills and knowledge for their level.
  • Being a self-directed individual who requires minimum supervision, you will maintain the back-up software files for Huntsville process equipment to insure equipment functions.
  • Combining your extensive understanding of industrial control systems including instrumentation, with your highly skilled understanding of industrial mechanical systems and industrial robotic systems you will assist in the development of annual maintenance and facilities goals and objectives, as well as make recommendations to improve maintenance and production operations.
  • Utilizing your project experience, you will assist in the equipment controls improvements of the Huntsville site maintenance team to improve equipment functionality, reliability, and improved productivity.
  • Displaying your ability to work in a team environment. align with I/E/C Manager in achieving site objectives, develop and install software, as well as interface with project engineering and equipment vendors to optimize equipment automation during machine development, installation, and start-up.
  • Your ability to multitask and manage multiple projects will serve you well, as you maintain the back-up software files for all Huntsville process equipment, establish, or modify work procedures including PM to meet the demands of the site, as well as requisition all necessary repair materials.



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.

  • 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
  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause


What are you waiting for? Click Apply now to BELONG@BASF!!

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The competitive Pay Range for this role is $80,000-$110,000 annually. Actual pay will be determine 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