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BASF Chemist for Safety Technology (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57830012ONLE1

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

The Safety Technology group is dedicated to the scientific and technical aspects of process safety at BASF.

  • In this position, you will work on issues related to safety technology from the fields of thermal process safety and classification according to transportation laws and laws on chemicals.

  • You will develop safety concepts and ensure successful implementation thereof in production, process development and application technology.

  • In addition, you will define and initiate research projects for the development of new methods and for the targeted further development and evolution of the subject area.

  • To keep your knowledge up to date at all times, you will build a network with operational units and scientific and research partners on a targeted basis and will observe new methods, market trends and competitor activities.

What we expect

  • With a degree in technical and physical chemistry you have gone on to earn a PhD.

  • Furthermore, you have solid knowledge and skills in the areas of thermal analysis, calorimetry and reaction kinetics.

  • Additionally, you have already been able to gain initial professional experience, ideally in the area of process safety.

  • You communicate proficiently in German and English when working with others in international project teams.

  • As a committed and dedicated person who enjoys working as part of a team, you take a goal-oriented approach to working on tasks.

  • We look forward to hearing from candidates who enjoy analyzing complex issues while developing independent solutions and pursuing new ideas.

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.