Process Development Engineer (m/f/d)

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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF SE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN57667103_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

From the idea to profitable process: We offer a broad spectrum of competencies at our Chemical Process Engineering unit.

  • In this position, you will work within interdisciplinary teams on innovative research topics in the area of petrochemicals and oxidation products.
  • You will also participate in specific process optimizations that require rapid implementation within existing plants, develop new methods or work on scenarios for the long-term strategic alignment of petrochemicals.
  • Additionally, you will advance projects and provide support during the process of transferring the results of simulations and lab results to the technical center, production and other units.
  • During the process, you will take care to ensure compliance with occupational health, safety and environmental rules and regulations.
  • With great commitment and dedication, you will build yourself a network of operational units from the fields of research and development, engineering and production and will be available to others as a point of contact.

What we expect

  • We are looking for committed and dedicated candidates (m/f/d) who independently initiate and advance projects and enjoy developing new ideas and working in a team.
  • You have a degree in process engineering, technical chemistry or chemical engineering and have ideally gone on to earn a doctorate.
  • Ideally, you also have initial professional experience in process development and simulation.
  • Furthermore, you work independently and with initiative and impress with your proficient communication style in German as well as English.

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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