BASF Research Scientist Analytical Chemistry (m/f) in Limburgerhof, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Limburgerhof,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57300967ONLE2

As a reliable partner of the rural economy, Crop Protection offers innovative, sustainable solutions for plant protection and health. With the agricultural center in Limburgerhof, close to the BASF Group headquarters in Ludwigshafen, you can expect an attractive place for both work and play in the Rhine-Neckar region.

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What you can expect

Within our unit Product Chemistry, you will join a highly dedicated, international and passionate team.

  • You will lead a lab team in analytics of active substances and formulated products.

  • You will solve complex analytical tasks for assigned crop protection products for R&D, manufacturing and regulatory customers.

  • You will be a member of international project development teams.

  • In addition to managing internal and external resources independently, you will work scientifically with a strong business focus.

  • Furthermore, you will have the possibility to develop yourself and the group by implementing new ideas, concepts and approaches.

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed your PhD in chemistry or in a related discipline.

  • You possess profound knowledge of HPLC and/or GC as well as mass spectrometry of organic molecules and experience with respect to analytical method development is a plus.

  • Due to your previous work experience, you can ideally provide expertise in further analytical techniques (NMR, IR, etc.), organic synthesis, and/or relevant IT tools.

  • You are well acquainted with standard IT applications and are versed in using your excellent English language skills on a daily basis at work.

  • You show a high level of customer focus, innovativeness as well as problem-solving skills and self-motivation.

We offer

  • 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.