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BASF Data Scientist (m/f/d) - Internship Digitalization 4.0 in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : General Management

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57115103DIGI44

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

Within our unit Smart Innovations & Technologies you will serve as a key team member of the newly formed Industry 4.0 Forecasting Team in helping to define and develop complex forecasting models for a period of 3-6 months.

  • You understand the technical requirements and work closely with the internal development teams & business Partners.

  • You will demonstrate your ability to communicate and explain complex forecasting models (inputs, outputs, rationale, improvement) and provide recommendations to the Management.

  • You will define, develop and modify state of the art statistical time series models for forecasts based on existing and new data.

  • You will work together with the internal team on testing various models in the BASF high performance computing space.

  • You will bring in your innovative modelling ideas and implement these in a real business Environment.

What we expect

  • You are about to complete your masters or PhD and achieved above-average results in your study program in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Business Mathematics or other related quantitative discipline.

  • You have knowledge of statistical modelling specifically - Time Series Forecasting (e.g., VAR, VECM, VARIMA etc).

  • You are experienced in using the programming language R, either in an academic or in an industry context.

  • You have a high affinity for digital technologies and state of the art analytical methods.

  • In addition, you are able to present your results capably and vividly in English.

We offer

From day one you will be part of the BASF family. You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment. Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided tours. In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world's leading chemical company.

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