Job Details

Reliability Engineer


Location: Huntsville, AL

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the 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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!Reliability Engineer (1903652) – Huntsville, ALWhere the Chemistry HappensWe are looking for a professional like you to develop and implement reliability engineering systems for the assigned site. We are relying on you to responsibly apply reliability methodologies including, but not limited to, Risk-Based Inspections (RBIs), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA). You will also manage the development and execution of a comprehensive multi-year Reliability Plan.

Qualifications – BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success


  • Your extensive knowledge of reliability tools, practices, and other common equipment associated with a manufacturing facility will be essential as you expedite improvements, optimize costs, and improve overall asset effectiveness.
  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will develop a multi-year reliability improvement plan that includes facilitation and execution of capital and expense projects for various operating units at the site.
  • Leveraging your education and professional background in Engineering, you will supply your engineering expertise in the specification, design, and construction of projects in accordance with plant design requirements, BASF standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will collaborate with plant operations, maintenance, engineering, and research personnel.
  • Your sound familiarity with instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical equipment will be an asset as you provide technical support to the Maintenance Area Manager, technical specialist in robotics and PLC programming, and multi-craft technicians on challenging equipment repair issues.
  • Your ability to make crucial business decisions will be valued as you will identify areas of cost reduction, and prepare preventative Maintenance requirements for new and existing equipment.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer YouAdding 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 investing 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.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.