Documents and Training Coordinator

Documents and Training Coordinator

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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 provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…Documents and Training Coordinator – Ames, IowaThis role is responsible for updating and organizing the documentation used by the Production team, such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and checklists. This role is also responsible for coordinating, documenting, and delivering training to the Production personnel at the site. In addition, the role will also be responsible for coordinating and executing continuous improvement initiatives in the Production area. The following skills and abilities will be used in your daily duties:The ability to lead and motivate learners by appealing to the characteristics of adult learners.The ability to assess training needs, translate job requirements into training requirements, and organize instructional material both during development and in presentations.Active listening, clear communication, training, coaching, and developing personnel.Ability to appraise performance, including assessing training results.The ability to identify issues and problem solve.Networking skills to help get all others to support the area’s training activities, including the ability to encourage and improve the level of engagement within their team.Maintain site SOPs and training certification systems for Production employees. Support safe, reliable performance of duties by ensuring that units/departments comply with Site, Corporate, Quality and regulatory standards related to operating procedures, and MOCs (Management of Change). Development of key performance indicator’s for the tracking and reporting of training and continuous improvement performance. Evaluate proposed changes for impact on EHS performance and compliance. Maintain, update, and audit SOPs, training documents, and EHS programs as necessary to meet site document and training needs. Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…Adding 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 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.

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

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic qualifications:

  • An Associate’s degree in a technical field is required.
  • 5 years of manufacturing experience required.
  • 2 years of experience writing and amending standard operating procedures, checklists, jobs aids required.
  • 2 years of experience using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in any field.
  • Experience in liquid mixing and packaging with a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • 5S and Lean Six Sigma certifications and practical experience preferred.
  • Experience creating training content and delivering training preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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July 11, 2019