BASF Rotational Program Procurement and Supply Chain - START IN (m/f/d) BASF SE in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Procurement

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57397211ONLE1

START IN - our BASF Trainee program - will immediately begin preparing you for your future assignment at BASF by giving you challenging tasks, exciting projects and responsibility. Every START IN program is tailor-made to fit your specific talents. Bring your creativity, passion and pioneering spirit to BASF and start your professional career with us!

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What you can expect

With our 24-month rotational program, we offer you the opportunity to gain deep insights into our company and thereby invest in your professional future. It optimally prepares you for taking over specialist and management tasks in global purchasing.

  • A rotational program in various units including supply chain gives you a comprehensive insight into BASF's global procurement community.

  • You will get to know the purchasing and supply chain departments better on a project-by-project basis and through on-the-job training.

  • After intensive training, as part of the international procurement team, you will actively participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of purchasing strategies as well as in project management.

  • You will take part in a variety of professional and personal development measures, e.g. at the Procurement Academy.

  • You build your career network by participating in networking events with other trainee groups.

  • You join us at a flexible starting date.

What we expect

We are looking for motivated university graduates (m/f/d) who will use their creativity and commitment to develop value-adding solutions for BASF.

We expect the following minimum requirements:

  • Master's degree in natural sciences or engineering, business administration or logistics with a focus on purchasing, marketing or sales and above-average grades.

  • At least a 3-month internship experience in the areas of purchasing, IT or supply chain, ideally with experience in contract drafting and negotiations, procurement management and legal bases.

  • At least a 3 months stay abroad (like internships or semesters abroad).

  • Very good knowledge of German and English (at least a C1 level in each case).

We offer

From the very first day, START IN will support your further professional development as a specialist or manager. You will have the opportunity to learn about your own skills and to grow personally. Beyond this, you will be able to integrate quickly into the company, thanks to a wide range of networking events and seminars as well as continuous support from your personal mentor.