Senior Technology Manager (m/f/d) for our projects in Asia

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Job Field: Production
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF SE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN57582952_MPA_ONLE_2

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

The Petrochemicals division is the "Heart of the Verbund". It produces and markets a broad portfolio of Petrochemicals. The chemicals are used among others in PET bottles, antifreezing agents, coatings, superabsorbent polymers, carbonated drinks or cling films to name only a few examples.
For our planned large-scale investments (details see here and here BASF is looking for a project team which will plan our new facilities for BASF in Asia. The conceptualization phase will take place in Ludwigshafen for two years. After that you will have the opportunity to continue the detailed planning and realization in Asia. Our objective is our mission "Excellence in Petrochemicals!"

  • While planning our new facilities for BASF in Asia, you act as the primary contact for research and development.
  • You manage all raw material questions, logistics, technology related safety aspects as well as product specification and manufacturing technology.
  • Furthermore, you ensure risk control measures and drive cost reduction initiatives based on the product portfolio and product issues.
  • You take care of the safety of design, process and operational issues.
  • Finally, you support the application for the project's initial and final approval as well as the preparation of operation manuals including start-up and shutdown procedures.

What we expect

  • You will be part of our project team in Ludwigshafen for the preparation of the project. Later, you will transfer to Asia for detailed engineering and realization of the project.
  • You hold a degree in chemical engineering, process engineering or chemistry and have gained long term operational experience in research, production or projects in technical environment.
  • Furthermore, you have profound knowledge in petrochemistry, business processes and products.
  • Additionally, you know the strategies and goals of the business unit as well as the client and market requirements in your operational area.
  • You speak excellent German and English and like to work in intercultural teams.
  • Finally, you are able to present your findings and ideas from shop floor to upper management level in a convincing way.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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