BASF Structural Mechanics Lab Manager (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany


  • 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.

DepartmentDescriptionLudwigshafen 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.

Learn more about BASF SE at Mechanics Lab Manager (m/f)RequirementDescription

  • You have a doctorate in mechanical engineering, process engineering or physics with a focus on structural mechanics and materials science, on which you earned above-average results, or have comparable professional experience.

  • You combine a passion for innovation with solid skills and knowledge in the field of micromechanical modeling and, ideally, acoustics and image processing.

  • You also have practical experience with FEM simulations and have solid programming skills.

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

TaskDescriptionThe Materials Process Modeling unit is an integral component of the largest R&D community in the chemical industry and has expertise in model-supported process and product development and optimization.

  • As part of the innovation process, you will initiate and process research projects in modeling and simulation of material properties.

  • You will validate and parameterize material models and determine structure-property relationships on that basis.

  • To achieve the challenging project goals, you will work together with colleagues from process and product development as well as the operational units in interdisciplinary and intercultural research teams.

  • Contact with operational units, research groups and universities worldwide will complete your network.

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