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BASF Senior Engineer Heavy Duty Rotating Equipment Design (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59350246ONLE2

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Do you have any questions about the application process or the job? Ms. Viktoria Schl├╝ter (Talent Acquisition) +49 (0)30 2005 58521

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 Global Engineering Services Division crafts and engineers a sustainable future with world class technical expertise. Our interdisciplinary, global, committed teams serve the BASF businesses to grow with our customers, products and markets. We add value by delivering competitive execution of investments. On construction sites across the globe, we deliver safe and reliable solutions to build and keep BASF assets operating at top performance. In doing so, we continuously improve and drive digital transformation.

What you can expect

Our Design Machinery Team is responsible for project planning as well as handling of machines and units, within the global plant engineering organization of BASF SE. The focus is on the entire value chain, from advanced planning to commissioning of plant and equipment components.

  • In your role, you will assume responsibility for the conceptualization, planning, specification, procurement, execution, assembly, installation, commissioning and support of compressor and/or turbine units.

  • As part of these duties, you will work closely with mainenance, process engineering and plant operations teams to ensure that all engineered machines are in accordance with all relevant rules and regulations.

  • In addition, you will ensure quality assurance and expediting at the manufacturer's end as well as secure the necessary documentation and ensure that any warranty claims are processed.

  • Using maintenance experience, you will develop preferred standards as well as design and construction principles.

  • Furthermore, you will ensure that the necessary subject-specific knowledge skills as well as production technologies are secured further development and evolution.

What we expect

  • degree in mechanical engineering and knowledge as well as skills relating to the area of thermal turbomachinery (gas and steam turbines, displacers and turbo compressors and their auxiliary systems)

  • several years of experience in the layout as well as rough calculation of machines and their components

  • alternatively, experience in the engineering of turbines and compressors (concept development, specification, analysis of offers, planning principles) or in the maintenance and/or commissioning of turbine

  • familiarity with machine controls and machine protection equipment as well as solid knowledge relating to the EU regulations and the implementation thereof

  • German language skills and proficiently in English

  • proactive working style, which focuses on teamwork, empathy and willingness to travel.

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.

  • This role can be performed either part-time or full-time.