Engineer, Plastic Lab

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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_34138

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.

For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams’ performance.

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BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With larger 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 over €7.3 billion in 2018 to customers in Greater China, and employed 9,317 people as of the end of that year. For further information, please visit


  • Support and contribute to the growth of business by technical service request (lab work, demonstration material, sales tools and related activities etc.) based on customer and market requirements.
  • Report, analyze results and conclusions within agreed time to technical support manager
  • Set up and provide guidance for new procedures and test methods.
  • Lead and follow up project independently.
  • State of art know-how of formulations and applications in assigned area.
  • Lab management by efficient equipment utilization, test method standardization and EHS, 5S – implementation.
Main Tasks:

  • Planning of efficient lab job scheduler and procedures.
  • Carry out qualified result for market support, tech. service tasks. Seek for solutions by experience or creative way.
  • Technical Service: Test and benchmark customer samples, supplier or competitor products. Test given grades in guiding formulations, adjust guiding formulations to customer specific needs and requirements.
  • Technical Service: Prepare promotion materials for sales and technical marketing. Support technical training in the lab;
  • Communicate frequently with technical marketing manager- TSR job update and seek for feedback. Contact with TSR requestors for TSR related information collecting.
  • Ensure consistent and good quality of work and documentation. Align test method and data interpretation.
  • Efficient and effective utilization of laboratory assets and resource.
  • Maintain work place in good condition and meet BASF Safety, Health and Environment requirements and implement 5S.

  • Education: Bachelor degree in Chemistry or related subject; alternatively college degree in Chemistry plus min.
  • Working experience: at least 2 years working experience in plastic industry.
  • Technical & Professional Knowledge: Operate and maintain equipment; -Understand basic English;-Operate Microsoft Office.

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