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Applications Engineer Job

Date: Apr 2, 2017

Location: Southfield, MI, US

Company: BASF

Applications Engineer-1700530

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking an Applications Engineer who will provide technical and engineering expertise in support of our Mobile Emission catalyst products, system technology designs, product demonstrations, and technology delivery.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Act as the lead technical interface with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers and provide product/system engineering service and support.
- Manage key technical programs including supplier competitions, new technology introductions, and technical trouble-shooting.
- Work closely with BASF research and engine lab teams to demonstrate design concepts on vehicle/engine applications for customer sale.
- Work closely with manufacturing and product management teams to ensure efficient and robust 'concept to customer' technology delivery.
- Work closely with sales and business teams to plan and execute technical selling strategies for business growth.

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.


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

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
- Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (engineering or science)
- Candidates are required to have 5+ years’ work experience. With at least 2 of those years being customer facing experience in one of the following disciplines powertrain engineering, powertrain component technical sales, the automotive emission control industry, or emission control catalyst research
- Must possess excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with key decision makers at BASF and customers.
- Candidates must be willing to travel 30%-50% of the time.

- Experience with emission system engineering and design
- OEM powertrain or OEM technical interface experience
- Knowledge of global emission regulations and related design requirements

Primary Location: US-MI-Southfield
Other Locations: US-NJ-Iselin
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCE-Mobile Emissions Catalysts

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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