BASF Associate Chemist, Wyandotte in Wyandotte, Michigan

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine and Glassdoor as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking an Associate Chemist, Industrial and Institutional Cleaning, North America to join our team.

The BASF division of Care Chemicals offers a broad range of ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are the leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaning agents industry and support our customers worldwide with innovative and sustainable products, solutions, and concepts. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments, and UV filters. Superabsorbents developed for the full spectrum of hygiene applications complete the range. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets.

Further information is available at: www.care-chemicals.basf.com at http://www.care-chemicals.basf.com/ .

Associate Chemist (1700560)

As an Associate Chemist, you will provide development support for the Industrial and Institutional market in North America. You will work with our comprehensive Care Chemicals portfolio to develop a variety of cleaning product formulations, execute/improve performance test methods, and collect essential applications data. You will perform technical service and applications research in support of sales and marketing efforts. and be available to travel up to 5% of the time to visit customers. Strong chemical knowledge and the ability to work independently is a must. Experience with formulation of specially of cleaning products is desired.

Formula for Success: You Will…

· Formulate and evaluate performance of products used in Industrial and Institutional cleaning and designing and improving on test methods.

· Routinely analyze experimental data using statistical tools (e.g. JMP® and Excel®) and concisely report conclusions in both oral and written form.

· Effectively work on multiple projects at once and provide reliable results in a complex environment.

· Ensure that all technical project objectives with key customers are met in conformance with customer needs and expectations and also in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for success. What we look for in You…

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering , Biochemistry or related technical field required

  • Previous experience in chemistry-related field preferred

  • 1 year of experience in formulating and testing products used in Industrial and Institutional cleaning or related fields highly preferred.

  • Strong presentation, organizational, project management, and multi-tasking skills are required to effectively drive the research projects

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers

  • Candidate must be a highly motivated individual and team player

  • Ability to travel 5% of the time to visit customers

Job: APTE - Appl. Technology

Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA

Title: Associate Chemist, Wyandotte

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 1700599