Lab Technician, R&D











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  • Operate compounding extruders and Injection molding machines in Engineering Plastics (EP) pilot plant to support product development trial activities and business needs.
  • Optimize processing parameters for both compounding and injection molding process to deliver quality samples or specimens.
  • Support manager to manage raw materials, equipment maintenance in pilot plant.


Main Tasks:

  • Under the supervision of senior technician, operate extruders and maintenance of related equipments in EP pilot plant. Support for producing high quality compounds and shall make all necessary machine adjustments to consistently produce products within quality specifications and target lead time.
  • Under the supervision of senior technician, operate injection molding machines, and maintenance of related molds and facilities in EP pilot plant. Support for producing high quality testing specimens and adjusting molding parameters to produce consistent quality testing specimens within target lead time
  • Assist to manage raw material & finish goods and relevant documents for experiments; support to manage internal warehouse and inventory.
  • Assist setting and maintaining optimum processing parameter, trouble shooting of processing and equipment to achieve production volume goals at the highest quality level with the lowest cost.
  • Assists internal or external service provider in repairing and updating production equipment and making recommendations for improvement of processes.
  • Ensure the occupational, health and environment safety practices, implement 5S practice during the day-to-day operation , comply with all BASF and Innovation Campus EHS regulations.



  • Education: Colleague degree or equivalent studies on Polymer Engineering /Science /Chemistry / Materials Science
  • Working Experience: Minimum 2 year’s work experience in R&D lab incl. during study period.
  • Technical Knowledge:  Understanding of polymer materials and basic knowledge on polymer chemistry/processing. Good hands-on ability and basic knowledge on IT office (Word, PowerPoints)
  • Languages: Mandarin (fluent); English (basic) able to communicate.

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