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BASF Industrial Engineer OT Connectivity (m/f/d) in Zhanjiang, China

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Zhanjiang,CHN

Company : BASF Integrated Site (Guangdong) Co. Ltd

Job ID : EN59345011ONLE1

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Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to Iris Christiane Kappeler,, Tel.:+49 30-20055403

BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry, and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research and development hub. BASF posted sales of more than €7.3 billion in 2019 to customers in Greater China and employed 9,230 people as of the end of the year. For further information, please visit

BASF is currently building a new Verbund site in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. Announced in July 2018 and officially commenced in November 2019, BASF Guangdong Verbund site project would be BASF’s largest investment with up to US$10 billion upon completion and would be operated under the sole responsibility of BASF. The site would ultimately be the third-largest BASF site worldwide, and will be built into a role model for smart manufacturing and sustainable production by utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards.

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

Our unit ensures reliable and secure development and implementation of services at the interface between IT and OT.

  • You collect and evaluate customer specific, technical and operational requirements regarding IP based communication networks and IT infrastructure and develop customer specific implementation concepts based on our solution portfolio.

  • Moreover you run implementation activities and fulfillment of customer requests in close collaboration with our operational service providers.

  • You support evaluation and development of concepts regarding the use of industrial networks and IT infrastructure services in production, technical services, laboratory and logistics.

  • In addition, you support constant exchange and alignment with our regional business partners.

  • Furthermore you act in project teams, support technology and service development and run regional roll outs of services to sites and plants.

What we expect

  • University degree in IT, engineering or an equivalent qualification

  • Experience in consulting and planning of IP networks and a sound knowledge of new communication protocols, -service and -technologies in the context of IIot, Industry 4.0 and network technology

  • You preferably have experience working with automation technology at the interface between IT and OT and or in the administration, management of client or server infrastructure

  • Communication skills in English and the following functional competencies: analytical thinking, customer orientation, problem solving, team working

  • You are keen on innovations in digitalization and communication technology

We offer

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

  • The onboarding takes place in Germany.