Quality Assurance Technician
Blackie, AB
Quality Assurance Technician-1804957

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.


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 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.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Quality Assurance Technician function is responsible for all in-process and final QA tests of Manufactured products and communicates results to production staff. Testing is also completed on production trials, rework, and some raw materials. Nonconforming results are communicated to Site Manager, Production, and authorized Chemists as necessary.

Formula for Success: You Will…

Maintain all Preventative Maintenance assigned. Including Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Exits, Emergency lighting, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Alarm system, AED etc.
Ensure the Lab and Spray booth are kept clean and orderly
Schedule annual Lab Equipment Calibration
Maintain the spray machine and spray booth in proper working order
Liaison with Sales reps to ensure sufficient warehouse stock and orders scheduled to be delivered in a timely manner to meet the customers needs
Lead the exposure reduction process at the Blackie Facility
Create all batch sheets for production as well as consume materials in all completed batches. Include any aged material and rework where possible
Track First Time Quality for Blackie Plant. Analyze data. Work with QC Manager.
Maintain QC records for life and maintain batch sheets for 6 years
Support in other areas of the plant as needed. Cross functional abilities at site is an expectation. Manage the LMS Learning management system for the site

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 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.


Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
3-5 years of experience in a Quality Assurance
5 years of laboratory experience
Bachelor's of Science (related field)
Must have strong oral and written communication skills
Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
Comfortable working with hazardous materials and understanding the proper chemical handling, use and storage/disposal and safety equipment
We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Primary Location: CA-AB-Blackie
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-PMN/OS-Performance Materials Canada-60000438