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BASF R & D Technician in Shakopee, Minnesota

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

R & D Technician – Shakopee, MN (1902699)

This position will contribute to the development of new products and processes and provide technical support to the existing/new products and processes. Perform test methods and procedures with little to no supervision.

  • Prepare formulations, run lab and process development experiments in glassware, gallon batch mixer in development labs.

  • Perform basic chemical, physical and performance tests in various technology areas.

  • Test new and existing product formulas according to standard test protocols, such as ASTM and other industry standards.

  • Communicate technical information, within and outside of R&D, through reports and summaries.

  • Perform technology demonstrations and/or field evaluations with limited guidance.

  • Willing to learn from senior teammates on lab work and testing.

  • Must be hands on and willing to help maintaining labs, chemicals, and storage areas.

  • Works with team members supporting development projects and other tasks as assigned.

  • Participate in all required training sessions and team meetings.

  • Keep accurate and precise records of data and observations.

  • Keep work areas and equipment clean, organized and maintained.

  • Wear necessary safety equipment and follow company established Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures. Safety first mentality.

  • Maintain good attendance record and report to assigned job station in a timely manner.

  • Immediately reports unsafe acts or conditions to his/her supervisor and takes immediate interim steps to protect himself/herself and others from serious risk.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • 2 years of experience working in a laboratory or pilot plant or manufacturing environment.

  • 2 years of experience using a computer to generate reports.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field is preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-EBN/D-Development-63024408

Title: R & D Technician

Location: MN-Shakopee

Requisition ID: 1902699