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Senior Chemist - Hydromet Job

Date: May 11, 2018

Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Company: BASF

Senior Chemist - Hydromet-1802351

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 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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Senior Chemist - Hydromet (1802351) - Tucson, AZ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are searching for a professional like you to serve as a project lead in managing R&D efforts to accomplish project goals and objectives. You will generate ideas on how to effectively plan and execute experiments to achieve targets and interpret the results.

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

Formula for Success
- Leveraging your educational and professional background as a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or similar field of study, you will apply your expertise and knowledge across a breath of multiple related disciplines, technologies, and processes including catalysts, materials science, kinetics, and thermodynamics.
- Your strong capabilities in project planning, oversight, and training will be a valued asset as you serve in a key role in the planning design, experimentation, and implementation of projects.
- Your commitment to a safe working environment will be essential as you will be proactive in creating a Zero Incident mindset.
- Successfully engaging across and outside the organization, you will interact frequently with colleagues, direct reports, suppliers, business partners, and customers to address and resolve complex technical issues, while setting a research direction that provides innovation and breakthrough advantages for BASF.
- As a role model, you will train and coach direct reports to achieve individual success while maintaining adherence to established organizational business objectives.

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.

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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