Technical Development Program (TDP) - Electrical Engineer ( Full-Time )











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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.


We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.


And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2022 as one of America’s Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Geismar Technical Development Program (TDP) 2023 -Geismar, LA


Where the Chemistry Happens


We are seeking Electrical Engineering candidates like you who are interested in developing their career in Operations and Manufacturing.  Our Technical Development Program offers entry-level Engineers the ability to develop their Engineering knowledge and skills by providing hands-on training and guidance from experienced mentors.  The Technical Development Program is designed to provide you with 2-3 rotations within different areas of the Geismar site in order to gain insight and understanding into your areas of interest. 


Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for success . . .


- With the completion of your degree in Electrical Engineering between December 2022 and May 2023, you will have the ability to rotate through different areas of the plant such as maintenance, reliability, plant operations, production engineering, project engineering, process and design engineering, and turnaround and outage engineering.


- Your relevant work experience, co-ops/internships and leadership capabilities will allow you to be able to develop your technical knowledge in Plant Operations.


- With your academic performance of a 3.0 (minimum) or higher you will be able to successfully engage with others on topics relevant to plant operations.


Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You


Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.


The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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Geismar, LA, US, 70734

BASF Corporation
ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge