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BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry, and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research and development hub. BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2019 to customers in Greater China and employed 9,230 people as of the end of that year.



  • Conduct/assist experiment and research assignments in Polyurethane Adhesive laboratory under guidance of research scientist using standard procedures and equipment’s

Main Tasks:

  • Under general supervision of lab team leader perform routine scientific research tasks mostly using standard techniques, procedures and equipment
  • Analyze and document results, prepare technical reports, examinations and summaries
  • Adapt and optimize methods and procedures according to the project requirement
  • Prepare, run and maintain lab equipment such as reactors, analyzing equipment, etc.
  • Perform general lab assignments (e.g. raw material inventory review, lab house-keeping) as assigned
  • Comply with information protection (IP) and EHS regulations concerning safety, health and environment
  • Contribute to technical solution finding process within the scope of existing technologies and procedures
  • Gain and maintain familiarity with relevant current scientific literature and Proactively making own suggestions


  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, materials science and engineering, polymer science and engineering
  • Education: Bachelor with 6-7 years or Master with 0-4 years
  • Having knowledge and experience in polyurethane chemistry would be a plus
  • English: reading, writing, and speaking; Mandarin: Fluent
  • Strong hands-on ability and basic knowledge on IT office (Word, PowerPoints)

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