CONVERSE, SC, October 24, 2022 – BASF’s site in Converse, South Carolina, near Spartanburg, is offering on-the-spot hiring to qualified applicants at the BASF career fair on Tuesday, Nov. 2. BASF’s Converse site is hiring both full-time production technicians and full-time apprentices and is able to extend twenty or more same-day offers. No experience in manufacturing is necessary for these roles, although higher pay may be offered to those with experience. Pay for production technicians begins at $18.50 an hour, with more for experience. Apprentices earn $17.50 per hour, progressing to $18.51 after six months and $19.80 an hour by the end of the year-long “earn-and-learn” program.
WHO: Anyone looking for a better job or new career is invited.
WHAT: BASF Converse Career Fair
Same-day job offers will be extended!
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2022
2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Spartanburg County Public Library
151 S. Church Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29306
“Our apprenticeship program is looking for people who want to start a new career – perhaps someone coming out of high school, someone transitioning to civilian life from the military or someone who wants a stable, well-paying career,” said BASF Converse Site Manager Jerome Kirkland. “Our production technician positions offer quick career progression for motivated individuals, and BASF believes in rewarding people for great work.”
In addition to paying a competitive wage to apprentices and production technicians, BASF offers full medical, dental and vision benefits, generous paid vacation, 401k matching, backup care plans for children and elders, numerous Employee Assistance Programs and more.
When apprentices complete the year-long program, they have the skills and credentials to be placed in permanent positions with BASF’s Converse site, with annual merit increases and bonuses available. The application for the apprenticeship program will be open until Nov. 17. Jobs for production technicians are currently open with no close date.
Anyone interested in a role at BASF’s site in Converse can learn more and see all open positions at www.basf.us/sc. For more information on the site’s apprenticeship program through BASF’s North American Apprenticeship Development program, visit www.BASF.us/apprentice.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,700 employees in North America and had sales of $25.9 billion in 2021. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com/us.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.