BASF Bioprocess Engineer for Fermentation (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Bioprocess Engineer for Fermentation (m/f)

Job Field:Research & Development

Location:Ludwigshafen, DE

Company:BASF SE

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN55953836ONLE1

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What you can expect

The Industrial Biotechnology group develops new processes and technology evaluations in the field of industrial biotechnology. BASF's products in this area include, among others, enzymes, vitamins, biological plant protection and organic acids.

  • You will develop innovative and sustainable process concepts for new processes in industrial/white biotechnology and evaluate these with an eye to their cost-effectiveness.

  • You will perform technology evaluations and optimize existing processes.

  • You will ensure process documentation for transfer to plant engineering and provide support during commissioning of new plants and systems.

  • In order to be informed of new methods, market trends, and competitors┬┤ activities, you will maintain an extensive network of contacts with operational units and partners within the scientific and research community.

  • In addition, you will initiate risk assessments and ensure compliance with occupational health, safety and environmental rules and regulations.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in chemical engineering or process engineering (especially bioprocess engineering) and have gone on to earn a doctorate in the field of bioprocess engineering.

  • You have gained industrial experience in process development and scale-up of processes.

  • In the field of fermentation and refinement processes you have been able to amass in-depth knowledge.

  • You enjoy working as part of a team and actively contribute your ideas and creative solutions.

  • Your targeted, clear communication style allows you to convey even complex matters in an understandable manner.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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