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BASF Operational Research Manager (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Solutions GmbH

Job ID : EN59009716ONLE3

Do you have questions regarding the application process or position? Mrs Laura Deland (Talent Acquistion) Tel.: +49 (0)30 2005 - 58168

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

BASF Business Services 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 Business Services 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

In our Computational Fluid and Particle Dynamics group, you will work in particle dynamics research and development and focus on methods for the numerical computation granular and multiphase flows.

  • You will define, initiate and manage research projects and design new methods to further develop this application area.

  • Your expertise and results will be applied to research and production.

  • Based on technical and economic considerations, you will suggest appropriate measures to ensure the successful implementation of your results.

  • To maintain state of the art expertise, you will establish an expert network with operational units and scientific partners as well as monitor new practices, market trends and competitor activities.

What we expect

  • a degree (ideally Ph.D.) in process, chemical or mechanical engineering with above average results

  • sound knowledge in simulation of granular flows (Discrete Element Method - DEM, Computational Particle Fluid Dynamics - CPFD, CFD-DEM coupling)

  • programming knowledge with C or C++ or python

  • experience with modeling tools such as Aspherix, LIGGGHTS, StarCCM+, EDEM or OpenFOAM is an advantage

  • fluent communication in English and German (if you currently do not speak German,then you should be willing to learn)

We offer

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • International assignments where you will build networks and experience different cultures.

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

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

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

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.

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

  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.