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BASF Mechanical Engineer Materials Engineering (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Skilled Trades

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59236058ONLE1

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Therefore please submit only copies and no originals.

First information about our application process can be found here:

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Larissa Anna Wiedenroth,, Tel.:+49 30 2005-56384

BASF SE, located in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, is the corporate headquarters of the BASF Group and part of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. BASF stands for competence in chemistry since 1865 and is represented today in the world's major consumer markets, with a wide range of products. As the largest employer in the region, BASF SE offers multiple career opportunities for students, university graduates and professionals providing also training in over 30 professions. Leisure, sports, culture and a good infrastructure characterize the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, in which BASF is also involved with numerous activities. Learn more about BASF SE at

The Global Engineering Services Division is responsible for the implementation of BASF's plant construction projects. We advise and support the various corporate divisions by providing expert services throughout the plant's life cycle, such as automation, process or mechanical engineering. We push forward innovations in all areas of the chemical industry - and turn laboratory developments into worldwide production plants.

What you can expect

The Materials Engineering unit makes significant contributions to the safety, reliability and economic efficiency of our plants worldwide. We provide expertise in a practice-oriented manner during process technology development, engineering and operation.

  • With your knowledge about plant components and their properties under typical chemical operating conditions, you are a sought-after contact person.

  • Based on a solid understanding of the functioning of equipment as well as the materials used, you will provide materials engineering advice throughout the entire life cycle of production plants.

  • You will work closely with colleagues from different partner units (e.g. engineering, maintenance, production, workshops) on an interdisciplinary basis.

  • In addition, you will perform condition assessments as well as damage analyses of plant components and propose remedial measures.

What we expect

  • Master Degree in mechanical engineering

  • Sound knowledge of materials engineering, ideally in combination with experience in corrosion of metallic materials

  • Structured, independent working style as well as distinct ability to work in a team

  • Confident communication in German and English

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.

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.

  • From childcare to individual career development and retirement planning. We make it possible!