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china Assistant Chemist, Process Development Laboratory

  • Location
    (CHINA) and Shanghai
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / 3 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.


BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, as well as a global and regional research and development hub in Shanghai, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry. BASF posted sales of approximately €8.5 billion in 2020 to customers in Greater China and employed 8,948 people as of the end of the year. For further information, please visit 


  • Planning, preparation and execution of the projects within the PD&D lab.
  • Provide technical support to production of both EM(50%) and ED(50%).
  • Set-up and maintenance of the laboratory relevant procedures/methods and laboratory working environment according to BASF safety and quality standards.

Main Tasks:

  • Plan, prepare and execute laboratory work, including new process transfer, raw materials validation, process optimization, production trouble-shooting and customer complain investigation;
  • Document, evaluate and present the obtained results; Prepare project reports in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate with the other departments to implement the projects;
  • Set-up and maintain the equipment and working environment based on BASF safety and quality standards, including samples handling and storage;
  • Prepare, maintain and execute the PD procedures and test methods;
  • Implementing temporary tasks and other works from PD&D Manager


  • Education: BSc or MSc in chemistry or related area
  • Working experience: At least three years working experience in a laboratory environment

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For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams’ performance.

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Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • chemistry (Organic Synthesis preferred)
  • lab safety
  • standard IT-applications
  • Good communication level in English speaking and writing
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