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Research Scientist/Engineer Job

Date: May 14, 2018

Location: Vidalia, LA, US

Company: BASF

Research Scientist/Engineer-1802302

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!

Research Scientist Engineer 180232 Vidalia, LA

Where the Chemistry Happens

We currently have an opening for a Research Scientist/Engineer in the Vidalia, LA Research and Development Laboratory. The position will provide laboratory and pilot plant support focused on product and process development of primarily alumina-based adsorbent and catalyst technologies

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

Formula For Success
- Leveraging your Bachelors degree along with your laboratory and manufacturing experience you will be involved in the development of laboratory tests for catalysts/adsorbent evaluation, while maintaining and troubleshooting lab and pilot plant equipment.
- Managing various projects with defined targets and milestones, you will perform crucial tasks including, but not limited to, performing experiments, analysis and compiling results to communicate through presentations to various stakeholders.
- Interfacing with manufacturing you wills assist in process development projects and provide solutions for customer product issues. Lean Six Sigma (preferred)
- Your strong entrepreneurial drive and innovative nature will propel you through ongoing technical support and troubleshooting to customers.

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-LA-Vidalia
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: RCC-Heterogeneous Catalysis

Nearest Major Market: Alexandria Louisiana

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