Chemist, Base Coat

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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_34194

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Product Development in Automotive Coating Division based in Shanghai Innovation Campus in EC China Take over responsibilities in Projects/Topics to support business growth in a challenging working environment as part of a committed and international team Start with “on-the-job” training in Campus Shanghai, which can be potentially succeeded with a training opportunity at our R&D site in Germany for 6~12 months depending on project requirements Main Tasks:

Execute/Manage Phase Gate Projects/Topics. Closely watch and achieve project milestones, timeline and budget Transform project/topic objectives into feasible work plans and execute the plans through independent or collaborative work Maintain effective coordination with Global/Regional technology community Stay updated with current developments in the areas of coatings Constantly discuss and align R&D activities with other parties (marketing & sales, customization, production, etc.) Promotes know-how exchange and collaboration within Coatings Business Unit Ensure compliance to Quality standards TS/EHS Constantly develops self and team members Guide and provides required training for the work of Associate scientist/Lab Chemists or Technicians Requirements:

Education: Master Degree Preferably in Colloidal Science, Polymer Physics, Polymer Chemistry or Chemistry. Oversea experience is a plus. Working Experience: Fresh Graduate or 1-2 years in the field of coating related technology. Experience in automotive OEM coating is a plus. Fluent in both written and spoken English. Good communication skills and team spirit.

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