BASF Process Engineer / Reaction Technology Chemical Engineer (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Process Engineer / Reaction Technology Chemical Engineer (m/f)

Job Field:Research & Development

Location:Ludwigshafen, DE

Company:BASF SE

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN55953508ONLE2

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Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and play.

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What you can expect

Our Reaction Technology unit optimizes reactions and the design of reactors.

  • Working within an international team, you will simulate, model and optimize single-phase and multiphase chemical reactors.

  • You will define, initiate and manage projects as well as process developments.

  • You will monitor and support planning and evaluation of experiments and testing from the lab up to the pilot plant scale.

  • You will be responsible for the design of chemical reactors for new plants and will optimize existing reaction stages.

  • You will maintain a network of contacts with operational units and scientific and research partners and will keep abreast of new methods, market trends and activities of competitors.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in process engineering, chemical engineering or technical chemistry, on which you earned above-average marks, and have gone on to earn a doctorate.

  • You can demonstrate specialized knowledge of reaction technology and in the field of heat transfer and transport of substances in reactive systems.

  • You actively contribute your expertise and ideas in order to achieve goals together and advance processes of change.

  • You enjoy developing creative solutions and drive for innovation.

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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