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BASF Lab Teamleader R&D (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59444811ONLE1

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BASF SE, located in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, is the corporate headquarters of the BASF Group and part of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. BASF stands for competence in chemistry since 1865 and is represented today in the world's major consumer markets, with a wide range of products. As the largest employer in the region, BASF SE offers multiple career opportunities for students, university graduates and professionals providing also training in over 30 professions. Leisure, sports, culture and a good infrastructure characterize the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, in which BASF is also involved with numerous activities. Learn more about BASF SE at

The Process Research and Chemical Engineering Division brings together a variety of competencies, including inorganic chemistry, organic synthesis, battery materials research, catalysis, process development and technology, as well as technical services for laboratories/technical centers. In interdisciplinary global teams, we develop innovative products, processes and technologies for a sustainable future and work with internal partners and customers.

What you can expect

In our research area Process Research and Chemical Engineering you will develop new catalytic materials as well as technologies and optimize existing heterogeneous catalysts for industrial scale processes.

  • Together with your laboratory team, you will organize and optimize laboratory workflows and be responsible for compliance with occupational, safety as well as environmental regulations.

  • Based on your expertise, you initiate research projects and drive them forward with determination.

  • You will be actively involved in developing and establishing contacts with partners in research and the operational units.

  • In addition, you will use the regular exchange with specialist units to clarify technical, patent and chemical law as well as economic requirements for projects and product developments.

What we expect

  • successfully completed doctoral degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or a comparable field

  • Knowledge with precious metal based catalysts advantageous

  • excellent communication skills in an international environment in German and English

  • familiar with standard software in chemical research

  • ability to develop innovative solutions within a team

We offer

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.