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BASF Senior Automation Engineer for our Projects in Asia (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57513335MPA8

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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The Engineering & Technical Expertise Division is responsible for the implementation of BASF's plant construction projects. We advise and support the various corporate divisions by providing expert services throughout the plant's life cycle, such as automation, process or mechanical engineering. We push forward innovations in all areas of the chemical industry - and turn laboratory developments into worldwide production plants.

What you can expect

Our units are involved in the planning of process control engineering work on automation technology and electrical engineering for investment projects within our various divisions.

  • At the Ludwigshafen site, you will plan large-scale chemical plants for Asia in the area of process control engineering and will lead a project team.

  • You will develop new concepts and will act as the point of contact for our internal customers and external suppliers over the entire term of the projects.

  • By implementing innovative solutions, you will advance the process of digitization at BASF.

  • You will provide advice on the field of process control engineering and will coordinate tasks with all of the specific units and external service providers involved.

  • After the two-year conceptualization phase, you will have the opportunity to continue to monitor and support the detailed planning and realization of the facilities in Asia.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in automation technology, electrical engineering, physics or control technology and have several years of professional experience.

  • In the course of your activities to date, you have acquired extensive knowledge and skills relating to project management and engineering for chemical plants.

  • You identify the interests and strengths of individual team members and assign appropriate responsibilities and challenging tasks.

  • You see project-related assignments to work abroad as an opportunity for personal growth and you can communicate in English and ideally in German language.

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.