Assistant Chemist, Lab











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  • Assist superiors to work on the routine processing testing works related to additives, and lab preparation works in Regional Innovation and Technology Center
  • Collaborate with lab chemists to provide quality lab service and hands-on training to BASF colleagues and customers

Main Tasks:

  • Be compliant with BASF and BASF Campus Shanghai EHS policy and IP regulations
  • Implement 5S management persistently in workplace
  • Implement experiments or any lab service works (e.g. extruder) in line with updated methods and optimized machine conditions
  • Prepare or handle samples consistently and professionally to ensure a quality work
  • Good time management in order to accomplish multiple tasks on schedule efficiently
  • Maintain assigned lab equipment (e.g. mixers, extruders, compression molding press) and contact service providers if necessary or advised
  • Calibrate lab equipment in charge periodically to ensure acquiring of representative data
  • Check and purchase lab consumables periodically and report lacking items
  • Understand assigned lab works and consult with the responsible regional business developer and technical expert
  • Report any specific /deviation finding to the supervisor in order to ensure the materials, machines or environment to meet all quality standards
  • Maintain a good documentation (e.g. LIMS, public share folders) system and reporting line to ensure work traceability


  • Education:  Bachelor or College in Chemical related majors
  • Working Experience:  more than 1 year for Bachelor or 4 years for College
  • Technical & Professional Knowledge:  Polymer processing & evaluation; MS Office; basic English communication skill

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