Product Safety (Specialist)











Do you want to work with passionate teams, providing excellent business and digital services to the Asia Pacific region?

Do you want an open, supportive, and caring working environment?

Do you view your development needs seriously as we do?

If YES, then take your career to the #NextLevel with BASF !




Product Safety Asia Pacific is an integrated expertise platform for steering compliant and safe product across the entire product value chain for BASF. We provide effective & efficient standard services and customized professional expertise services for various business and cross regions.


As Sustainability Specialist, the role is crucial in contributing towards BASF’s sustainability initiatives and the growing demands within the region, all the while working closely alongside a diverse and multicultural team on the global level.




  • Systematic analysis and evaluation of potential environmental impacts associated with a product or process by determining materials, equipment, energy utilized, and waste eliminated to the environment.
  • Support the operating divisions on their development towards more sustainable process or products.


Main Tasks:


  • As specialist to prepare sustainability assessment analyses using Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) to enable BASF to enter new markets and maintain and grow existing business.
  • Maintain and continuously expand knowledge of various LCA and carbon footprint calculation standards.
  • Manage projects in collaboration with the operating divisions, BASF sites as well as process designers, analyzing the chemical processes of the plants.
  • Work directly with plant managers and technology experts in the operating divisions to analyze processes and validate calculations that contribute to BASF's carbon footprint.
  • Advise the operating units and prepare evaluations for our customers on LCA and carbon footprint issues.
  • Work globally with external customers in the field of LCA.
  • Continuous self-development through proactive learning and development (70:20:10 approach)





  • Master's degree in engineering or natural sciences


Working Experience:

  • At least 3 years work experiences, preferable in chemical and/or petrochemical industry
  • Sound knowledge of chemical production or process engineering
  • Good understanding of chemical processes as well as process modelling and analysis
  • Experience in coordinating tasks and in project management


Technical & Professional Knowledge:

  • Proficient command of written and spoken English skills are mandatory . Other languages are an advantage.
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders meeting the demand of providing innovative solutions, on sustainable actions.
  • Strong interpersonal /influencing skills, independent, strong analytical, problem solving, and strategic skills is an added advantage


BASF Asia-Pacific Service Centre was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, the regional service hub has approximately 1,100 employees and growing. Focused on being a competency and digitalization driven hub, it also provides quality functional and know-how services in the areas of finance, controlling, human resources, real estate and facilities management, communications, environmental, health and safety, procurement, import-export order management, and information services to BASF companies and affiliates in the Asia Pacific region. BASF also has two other regional hubs located in Berlin, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay that cover the Europe and Americas regions.


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at 

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