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BASF Research and Development Technician II in Beachwood, Ohio

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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 with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, 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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Research and Development Technician II (1902641) – Beachwood, OH

Where the Chemistry Happens

The primary function of Research and Development Technician is to provide necessary technical support to the development and maintenance of advanced chemical formulations for new construction, preservation, repair or renovation of structures. The incumbent provides support to advance-level technicians, scientists and managers through the performance of industry-related technical and organizational activities.

Formula for Success

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field is preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with construction materials testing and coatings in a lab environment. Experience related to mortars and grouts is a plus.

  • Willing to learn from senior teammates on lab work and testing.

  • Must be able to follow standard test protocols, such as ASTM and other industry standards.

  • Must be hands on and willing to help maintaining labs, chemicals, and storage areas.

  • Works with team members supporting development projects and other tasks as assigned.

  • Travels to plants in the U.S. for trials and troubleshooting.

  • Highly safety oriented.

  • Knows Fork lift operation or willing to get certification to operate.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs as a part of routine work in the lab.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-EBN/D-Development-63021501

Title: Research and Development Technician II

Location: OH-Beachwood

Requisition ID: 1902641