Scientist, rheology research


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Description

BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, as well as a global and regional research and development hub in Shanghai, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry. BASF posted sales of approximately €8.5 billion in 2020 to customers in Greater China and employed 8,948 people as of the end of the year. For further information, please visit www.basf.com/cn/en.

 

Objectives:

  • As a head of lab team provide technical solutions for complex analytical assignments using existing and new technologies, methods etc. Actively drive the technical development and knowledge gain for the company on respective analytical fields –material characterization.

Main Tasks:

  • Collaborate with BASF R&D, business and production teams, develop technical solutions using existing and new technologies, methods etc., to enable sustainable business.
  • Proactively advise customer or internal partners
  • Continuously observe, analyze and assess scientific and technical trends in material characterization techniques
  • Closely follow and evaluate scientific literature, publications, and draw conclusions for the company
  • Initiate and manage mid to long term research projects
  • Develop new methods and procedures for testing or analysis within the lab team
  • Transform the objectives into work plans for lab team, analyze & interpret experimental results
  • Constantly discuss and align analytical activities with customers and global team
  • Monitor quality of the work in the lab and of the data delivered to the customer, and monitor time targets (e.g. data delivery date to customer)
  • Present and document results
  • Organize and supervise roles, responsibilities and work routines within the lab team, and instruct, coach the lab team
  • Develop, motivate, inspire lab team members

Requirements:

  • PhD in Material Physics, Polymer physics, Material Science or Chemistry or M.SC. in Material Physics, Polymer physics, Material Science or Chemistry
  • At least 6 years’ experience of conducting material/polymer physics experiment (including PhD period); Extensive hands-on practice on material characterization by DMA, DSC, TGA, etc. Deep theoretical knowledge on polymer physics or material physics
  • Broad knowledge of material characterization for chemical products;
  • Understanding of polymer materials
  • At least 1 year international experience in polymer related R&D (post-doc or industry) is preferred.

Good English and Chinese skills

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