BASF Chemist, Physicist, Mathematician, Engineer in Colorimetry (m/f) in Münster, Germany

Chemist, Physicist, Mathematician, Engineer in Colorimetry (m/f)

Job Field:Research & Development

Location:Münster, DE

Company:BASF Coatings GmbH

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN56255884ONLE1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

The Coatings division of BASF is a global expert in the development, production and marketing of innovative and sustainable automotive OEM and refinish coatings, as well as decorative paints and, through the acquisition of Chemetall, is a leading global supplier of applied surface treatments for metal, plastic and glass substrates. We create advanced performance solutions and drive performance, design and new applications to meet our partners' needs all over the world.

What you can expect

We are looking for a candidate to join our team as soon as possible as a scientist in colorimetry in our Global Coatings Technology Research unit, located in Münster.

  • After thorough training in the field of colorimetry, you will develop methods and processes for colorimetric process control and process management during the production and application of coatings.

  • You will also expand on our existing software applications.

  • In addition, you will prepare mathematical and physical models to characterize optical characteristics of pigments and coating structures.

  • You will develop methods for analyzing and interpreting data that are collected by advanced appearance measuring tools.

What we expect

  • You have a degree (M.Sc. or Diploma) in the area of theoretical/physical chemistry, physics, mathematics or engineering and have ideally gone on to earn a Ph.D.

  • You have already gained experience in the development of mathematical and physical models and in implementing these models in technical terms via computers.

  • You have good knowledge of the programming language C++, object-oriented programming and the development of graphical user interfaces.

  • You apply your highly developed communication skills on a targeted basis, including in English.

  • On a personal level, you impress with your high level of personal initiative and focus on innovation and your ability to achieve successes as part of a team.

We offer

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

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

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