We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future.
Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements.
For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.
BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing, as well as numerous sites around the country, BASF is a major investor in China’s chemical industry, and runs the BASF Innovation Campus Shanghai as a global research and development hub.
BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2017 to customers in Greater China, and employed 8,982 people as of the end of the year. Objectives
Spend several months training at our research facilities in Germany to gain insight into BASF's R&D capabilities and to start establishing your network.
Then relocate to Shanghai and specialize in heterogeneous catalysis, oversee catalyst evaluation with state-of-the art test units, lab scale catalyst synthesis and catalyst scale-up.
Carry out challenging R&D projects to serve internal and external customers and propose new catalyst and process innovation projects. Main Tasks
Lead the execution of complex projects in collaboration with diverse internal and external customers.
Establish and strengthen internal and external customer relationships; initiate new and innovative catalyst and process development projects.
Lead a lab team to execute required experiments in your field of expertise.
Build strong relationships with relevant universities and research institutes in the region.
Support the exchange of know-how and experience in the international heterogeneous catalysis community of BASF. Requirements
PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering with above-average grades.
In-depth knowledge and expertise in technical chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis.
Hands-on experience in solid catalyst evaluation and preparation.
Industry work experience and international exposure considered as pluses.
Excellent communication skills and fluent in spoken and written English.
Strong team player with leadership skills; willingness to take on responsibility.
Demonstrate a high level of creativity and personal initiative.