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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
The Plastic Additives business within Performance Chemicals (EV) is the globally-recognized leader in antioxidant and light stabilization technology for thermoplastic polymers. Our technology enables plastics to be used to create lightweight, fuel-efficient cars; to design energy-efficient buildings; to protect food and crops from damaging heat and weather; and to design consumer products that enhance our quality of life.
We are seeking a Senior Scientist (I/II) to join our industry-leading Plastic Additives technical team. In this role, you will run complex projects and work closely with internal colleagues and external global key account customers to develop solutions for their unmet needs. You will provide technical support to defend and support our Plastic Additives business. You will work closely with other members of the regional and global Technical team (Regional Applications Centers and Competence Centers), as well as Business team (Sales, Business Development, Product Management) to support existing and developmental product technologies. You will also be responsible for introducing new products into the marketplace. You will represent our Business Unit at technical conferences and customer sites by giving presentations and writing technical papers. We are looking for a team-oriented problem solver with excellent communication skills and a strong orientation towards achieving success by working with our customers in the plastic industry value chain.
Senior Scientist (1703800) – Tarrytown, NY
Formula for Success: You Will...
Collaborate with Polyolefin Producers to identify unmet needs with base stabilization and develop solutions from our commercial and developmental product portfolio to address those needs.
Initiate, manage, and complete complex technical projects to establish and refine value propositions for our products and benchmark competition; including Design of Experiments.
Work with business, product management, and Launch Team to develop and execute market strategy, aligned with objectives in the polyolefin industry value chain.
Exchange technical and competitive information on products and customers with colleagues.
Educate customers and relevant parts of the plastics industry on the value of our products.
Travel to meet with customers, attend conferences, and internal/external meetings.
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.