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BASF Data Scientist/ Manager (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Solutions GmbH

Job ID : EN59672840BFA1

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to Iris Christiane Kappeler,, Tel.:+49 30-20055403

First information about our application process can be found here:

BASF Digital Solutions GmbH offers innovative solutions for the design and optimization of business processes for the BASF Group around the world. As an experienced business solution provider, we create added value for BASF by developing new business models with digital technologies, thereby increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of processes through IT and digital solutions. Learn more about BASF Digital Solutions GmbH at

Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF's digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing, blockchain or big data.

What you can expect

We at Production AI - Data Driven Solutions & Condition Monitoring Platform provide BASF wide data solutions for multiple application areas within Production.

  • You will cover the entire model lifecycle from development, training, over deployment to operation and in this context, you will be acting as a driving force in interdisciplinary teams creating innovative solutions.

  • Moreover, you will actively identify needs of our internal colleagues and translate them into software specifications and manage and actively drive the development.

  • One of your tasks will also be the development of new concepts, models and solutions applying state-of-the-art data science concepts by working with cutting edge frameworks as well as technologies and drive solutions to production readiness.

  • Furthermore, you will be responsible for upscaling and managing services globally e.g., predictive maintenance.

  • Last but not least, you will manage service adjustments smoothly in case of software and solution updates as well as the expectations of business partners for running, maintaining, and reviewing or our services at BASF.

What we expect

  • Master or PhD in engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, natural sciences, or information technology with a focus on data driven applications

  • professional experience in the development of complex data science software solutions, preferably of cloud-based applications

  • good knowledge in machine learning with Python, R and databases

  • experienced in building solutions with cloud technology (Microsoft Azure) and very familiar with technologies around Computer Vision

  • good understanding of predictive maintenance and of technologies as well as analytics to process sensor / time-series data and ideally working experience in agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum) and DevOps concepts

  • excellent communication and presentation skills in English as well as German, which define you as an effective team player

  • creative and motivated working style with a strong focus on innovation and customers

We offer

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.