Senior Manager, Cracker Technology


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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. For further information, please visit www.basf.com/cn/en     

 

BASF is currently building a new Verbund site in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. Announced in July 2018 and officially commenced in November 2019, BASF Guangdong Verbund site project would be BASF’s largest investment with up to US$10 billion upon completion and would be operated under the sole responsibility of BASF. The site would ultimately be the third-largest BASF site worldwide, and will be built into a role model for smart manufacturing and sustainable production by utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards.

 

Objectives:

  • As the future plant manager for production plants of Cracker 
  • Work together with Global and China mega project team to design, engineer, construct, start-up and operate a petrochemical production cluster for BASF.
  • Preparing the plant organization in terms of safe operation to comply with the responsible care standards of BASF. Build and develop the operational team preparing for safe start-up and stable operation. 
  • Design phase of the project will be executed in Shanghai. The project and future plant management team will move into BASF New Verbund Site in Guangdong Zhanjiang.

Main Tasks:

  • Coordinate with the project team to achieve the requirements regarding cost, schedule, quality and safety.
  • Take the responsibility as a deputy project operations manager to prepare the production cluster for a safe and successful start-up. Contribute and support during project execution in all operations related tasks
  • Support the Petrochemicals Division management in process safety reviews.
  • Act as the future plant manager until ready for start-up of the plant by ensuring the implementation of all operations and EHS aspects
  • After start-up and implementation of the final organization structure, act as a Plant Manager taking over the responsibility of overall plant operation

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above, major in chemistry or chemical process engineering, profound knowledge in petrochemical processes.
  • More than 6 years in operations experience in production processes of Cracker.
  • Profound experience in plant operation and plant management
  • Fluent English, strong leadership skills, willingness to drive sustainable solutions and to develop people

 

BASF is currently building a new Verbund site in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. Announced in July 2018 and officially commenced in November 2019, BASF Guangdong Verbund site project would be BASF’s largest investment with up to US$10 billion upon completion and would be operated under the sole responsibility of BASF. The site would ultimately be the third-largest BASF site worldwide and will be built into a role model for smart manufacturing and sustainable production by utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards.

The Petrochemicals Division is the "Heart of the Verbund". It produces and markets a broad portfolio of Petrochemicals. The chemicals are used among others in PET bottles, antifreezing agents, coatings, superabsorbent polymers, carbonated drinks or cling films to name only a few examples.

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