BASF Data Scientist Project Manager Industry 4.0 (m/f) in Schwarzheide, Germany

Data Scientist Project Manager Industry 4.0 (m/f)

Job Field:Engineering

Location:Schwarzheide, DE

Company:BASF Schwarzheide GmbH

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN56171070ONLE3

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.

BASF´s Schwarzheide site is situated in the Lausitz region between Berlin, the lively capital, and the cultural heritage of Dresden. Join BASF at Schwarzheide and experience the advantages of working for a regional company with the opportunities of a Global Player.

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What you can expect

In our Digitalization Team, you will be part of the BASF European Site & Verbund Management division leveraging the digital transformation for one of BASF's largest chemical sites. The Digitalization Team drives and facilitates the future-oriented development and implementation of digital solutions for different BASF divisions.

  • You identify and assess innovative digital-driven solutions in production and supply chain with a focus on batch and continuous processes.

  • You deal with a broad range of topics, like model-based process or production optimization, predictive maintenance, end-to-end on-site value chain optimization, and power plant optimization.

  • You develop, validate and test mathematical models in collaboration with partners and/or supervise these activities.

  • You closely collaborate with interdisciplinary teams BASF-wide and with other industry and academic partners.

What we expect

  • You have obtained an outstanding Master and preferably PhD in the field of Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Operations Research, Statistics or Computer Science.

  • You have thorough experiences in developing, validating and testing mathematical models and IT solutions.

  • You are highly creative and interested in establishing quantitative and data driven solutions to improve production and business processes with a clear focus on value generation.

  • You have excellent knowledge of at least one programming language (e.g. R, Matlab, Python, VBA, Java).

  • You are a motivated team player with strong communication and presentation skills in German and English.

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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