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BASF Research Scientist Formulation and Process Technologies (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57781490ONLE1

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

We are looking for a candidate to join our Formulation Research Platform unit as soon as possible and provide support in the development of innovative formulation concepts on the basis of inorganic and organic components (hybrid systems) as well as in the development of new process technologies to optimize reaction parameters.

  • In this position, you will develop concepts for complex formulations based on your scientific understanding of structure-property relations and knowledge of the technical application requirements.

  • Therefore, you will characterize the developed formulations and assume responsibility for planning, implementing, analyzing and interpreting relevant experiments.

  • You will use application methods in the lab to test the properties of formulations.

  • Additionally, you will utilize your knowledge in the areas of microfluidics and flow reactors to select as well as optimize reaction parameters.

  • You will also be responsible for leading a lab team in subject-specific terms.

What we expect

  • You have a doctorate in physical chemistry, polymer chemistry or chemical engineering and ideally you have initial experience with formulation.

  • Furthermore, you are familiar with the use and adjustment of flow reactors, ideally in combination with statistical methods of planning experiments.

  • Knowledge and skills in the area of functional materials, with regard to application methods, such as pressure, coating and assembly, are desired.

  • Alongside proficiency as a user of the standard IT applications, you can utilize your excellent English and German language skills effectively in your day-to-day work.

  • On a personal level, you impress with your highly developed team spirit and your motivation to drive innovative solutions forward.

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.

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