BASF Lab Team Leader (m/f/d) Industrial Flooring in Oldenburg, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Oldenburg,DEU

Company : BASF Coatings GmbH

Job ID : EN57371313ONLE1

The employees of the BASF Coatings GmbH in Oldenburg play a central role in maintaining and expanding BASF’s leading position by focusing on key technology in the construction industry as well as in other strategic areas. Working closely with our internal and external partners, we provide solutions for future success.

For further information about BASF Coatings GmbH at http://on.basf.com/Coatings

What you can expect

Within our Performance Flooring Europe unit, you will be in charge of the development lab for industrial flooring systems.

  • You will develop new products and monitor, support as well as maintain the existing portfolio.

  • Together with your colleagues in production, you will work to improve processes and procedures and will implement new products.

  • You will act as a point of contact for the marketing team for all technical questions and for the conception of the future portfolio. You will provide support in the case of technical documentation and certification.

  • You will also support our EHS specialists and will monitor as well as support audits.

  • You will develop the color range for products and support the color mixing facilities throughout Europe.

  • You will work on global projects, advise colleagues on the research team and correspond with the development centers outside Europe in order to develop shared solutions.

What we expect

  • You have a master´s degree or, ideally, a doctorate in chemistry, chemical engineering or a comparable discipline and already gained professional experience in managing a lab and motivating employees.

  • You have extensive knowledge and skills related to formulation of coatings and their applications, primarily in the construction industry.

  • You also have solid knowledge regarding reactive resin systems and EP resin coatings as well as color pastes and the associated software.

  • You are familiar with various test methods for construction products and with upscaling processes.

  • On a personal level, you impress with for your excellent communication skills in German and English as well as for your motivation to develop yourself and others as well as develop innovative solutions.

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international Company.