Process Engineer / Chemical Engineer Polymer Reaction Engineering (m/f)

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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF SE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56883883_ONLE_1

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 Materials Process Modeling unit is an integral component of the largest R&D community in the chemical industry and has expertise in model-supported process and product development and optimization.

  • Within the scope of the innovation process, you will initiate, handle and manage research projects and subprojects in polymer reaction engineering.
  • To achieve the challenging project goals, you will work together with colleagues from process and product development as well as the operational units in interdisciplinary and intercultural research teams.
  • You will negotiate and work with various internal and external partners in order to transfer research findings to the technical center and production operations.
  • Contact with operational units, research groups and universities worldwide will complete your network.

What we expect

  • We are looking for candidates who combine their passion for innovation with sound knowledge in polymer reaction technology and thermodynamics.
  • You have completed your degree in process engineering, chemical engineering or technical chemistry with a PhD or you have gained comparable professional experience.
  • Furthermore, you have practical experience in the modeling and simulation of complex chemical processes using Predici, Aspen or similar software.
  • With your strong and cooperative communication skills, you maintain a lively exchange in your own group and with other units.

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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