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BASF Senior Automation Engineer (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57513335MPA12

Do you have questions about the application process or the job? Ms. Alexandra Maier (Talent Acquisition), Phone: +49 (0) 30 2005-59417

Do you have technical questions? Dr. Marco Boll (E&I Engineering), Phone: +49 (0)621 60-74004

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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 Global Engineering Services 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 Europe or other regions in the area of instrumentation and control engineering (I&C) 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 I&C engineering and will coordinate tasks with all of the specific units and external service providers involved.

What we expect

  • Degree in automation technology, electrical engineering, physics or control technology

  • Several years of professional experience and extensive knowledge and skills relating to project management and engineering for chemical plants

  • Ability to identify the interests and strengths of individual team members and assign appropriate responsibilities and challenging tasks

  • You see project-related assignments to work at sides outside Ludwigshafen as an opportunity for personal growth

  • Fluent in English and German

We offer

  • International assignments where you will build networks and experience different cultures.

  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.