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Employment Opportunity, Isle of Lewis


We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.  

At our cGMP certified site in Callanish, Scotland, our experts oversee the commercial-scale manufacture of omega-3 and omega-6 products for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food sectors.  For over 20 years they have been developing novel purification methods for fatty acids, such as the industry-leading Maxomega™ and Crystalpure™ technologies.


Multi-skilled Craftsperson

Competitive salary plus weekend contractual overtime and call out payment  

What you can expect

Whilst ensuring that all work activities are carried out in accordance with the BASF Responsible Care Management System and all relevant statutory regulations and engineering standards, you will work as a multi-skilled crafts person across all disciplines in a GMP environment. To achieve this you will carry out duties where competence has been demonstrated to maintain plant and equipment such that production delays and maintenance costs are minimized and plant availability is maximized. In addition, you will contribute to planning and organising of all tasks, arranging tools and materials where necessary and use the BASF computerized maintenance management system, SAP. You will contribute to reviews of plant performance and ideas for continuous improvement, and provide practical training to operations staff in support of autonomous maintenance.


What we expect

Ideally, you will have completed an electrical apprenticeship and have post apprenticeship experience in a manufacturing or production facility. You will be computer literate and have the ability to work independently and drive tasks to completion within a team environment.


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.  

To apply please send CV and covering letter to Dina Mackenzie, by post: BASF Pharma (Callanish) Ltd, Breasclete, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9ED or email: by Friday 21 April 2017.