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Analytical Chemist Job

Date: May 3, 2018

Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Company: BASF

Analytical Chemist-1802058

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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Analytical Chemist (1802058) – Tucson, AZ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to provide all analytical support for customer service, reagent production, and developmental projects. You will be responsible for analytical instrument maintenance, supervising regulatory program (e.g., DOT, EHS, RCRA), and administration of EHS program (SHE). You also will perform hydrometallurgy lab analysis as necessary.

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

Formula for Success
- Your strong commitment to providing accurate and timely information to key stakeholders will be critical as you ensure analysis and samples are done correctly so responses can be sent back to customers, ensure proper systems are in place (e.g., tracking samples, response times), and collaborating with other regions to develop and share best practices.
- Your pledge to quality customer service will be a valued asset as you provide analytical services for internal and external customers including qualitative and quantitative information on reagents, modifiers, degradation products, solvents (diluents), and contaminates; determine chemical structure and quantitative information on competitive products; coordinate with technical service representatives and technical leader on special analytical needs of the customer and implement customer-specific analyses; develop/write analytical methods for specific customer needs; and train customers and other internal analytical facilities on analytical methods.
- Maintaining a safe working environment, you will be responsible for managing the safety program for the technical group, and serve as the responsible party during internal and external audits.
- You will be relied on to manage customer-related projects including, but not limited to, working with the Technical Leader to define project scopes and detailed action plans, develop methods for evaluation, perform test work, and present project results to the Technical and/or Mining Group.

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.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-AZ-Tucson
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EVP-Performance Chemicals

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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