Solution Engineer LIMS











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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



  • Ensure appropriate volume in resources needed for upcoming and ongoing projects
  • Ensuring sufficient LIMS service capacities for our internal partners in R&D and operation
  • Enhancement of LIMS capabilities and competencies in APAC


Main Tasks:

  • You will be part of different DevOps teams that develop LIMS solutions for chemists in R&D and in close interaction with external suppliers
  • You support and advise our partners on complex IT application issues as well as on the digitization and automation of laboratory processes.
  • You will actively participate in the development, support and maintenance of LIMS applications for our R&D partners and solution landscape.
  • As a solution engineer, you will support and expand highly efficient Laboratory Data Management System (LIMS) implementations with a focus on system configurations as well as the creation of interfaces for cross system communication
  • You analyze business requirements outlined in functional requirement documents and design, implement & develop solution in LIMS product frameworks (preferable LABVANTAGE or LABWARE)



  • You have at least 3 years of practical experience in the support of IT systems in the laboratory area. In particular, Laboratory Data Management Systems (LIMS) e.g. LabVantage, LabWare, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of working in Java/jsp, and database understanding (Oracle or SQL Server).
  • You are strong in understanding of application server (e.g. JBOSS), experience of working with Linux or Windows-based software packages and tools.
  • Good presentation and/or communication skills
  • You are experienced in documentation of application design, web services, workflows.
  • You value user satisfaction driven by excellent user experience.
  • You feel comfortable talking to end users and empathizing with their needs.
  • You have a growth mindset with a curiosity to learn and improve to foster a positive and energized culture.
  • You thrive working as part of a remote and international team.
  • Your English communication skills, both spoken and written are very good.


Nice to Have:

  • Experience in supporting laboratory processes and/or measuring device and instrument connection (e.g., RS232, Ethernet, Modbus protocols).
  • Experience in Labeling and Reporting Tools e.g., Bartender or Jasper Reports.
  • A knowledge of working in regulated environments (e.g., GLP, GMP, ISO, CNAS)
  • Project management experience

BASF Asia-Pacific Service Center is based in Malaysia, we may reach you via Malaysia phone number.

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