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BASF Senior Specialist Digitalization Chemical Process Modeling (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Solutions GmbH

Job ID : EN59565843ONLE2

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BASF Digital Solutions GmbH offers innovative solutions for the design and optimization of business processes for the BASF Group around the world. As an experienced business solution provider, we create added value for BASF by developing new business models with digital technologies, thereby increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of processes through IT and digital solutions. Learn more about BASF Digital Solutions GmbH at

Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF's digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing, blockchain or big data.

What you can expect

The Chemical Process Modeling unit is responsible for the development of methods and processing of projects in the modeling, simulation and optimization in the area of chemical and process engineering with focus on physical property data, as well as reaction and overall processes. In our physical property data team, we support research and development as well as production and technology by providing and evaluating physical property data in databases, thermodynamic modeling based on physically sound models, and the selection of additives and auxiliary substances for alternative process concepts.

  • You independently carry out complex projects and propose optimization options as well as new concepts.

  • You initiate a cross-unit knowledge transfer in the field.

  • You are always informed about new developments, market trends and competitor activities and maintain a network with BASF's operational and research units.

  • Last but not least, you will be co-responsible for the implementation of digital methods in the Process Research and Chemical Engineering research unit.

What we expect

  • above-average degree in the field of physical chemistry, chemical engineering or process engineering, ideally supplemented by a doctoral degree

  • sound professional experience in interaction with different research disciplines in the treatment of thermodynamic as well as chemical and process engineering issues

  • special knowledge in modeling thermophysical property data

  • high level of commitment and enjoyment in working independently and on one's own responsibility on projects

We offer

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

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

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.