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BASF Project Manager (m/f/d) Research & Development in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57179359ONLE3

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

The unit Battery Materials Process Technology develops and optimizes procedures and new processes for the production of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries used in the electric mobility segment. This interdisciplinary team of chemists and engineers operates with global responsibility and ensures a smooth transfer from the lab phase to the production scale.

  • As a project manager (m/f/d), your main focus will be managing research and development projects.

  • In this context, you will define project goals, plan the necessary measures and coordinate them with the project partners.

  • You will keep the costs, timelines and resources that are involved in the project specifications in mind at all times.

  • In your projects you will drive progress from conceptualization to transitioning the results to the production scale.

  • With your distinct responsibility you will lead the employees assigned to the project and are responsible for the compliance of occupational health, safety and environmental rules as well as regulations.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in chemistry or engineering, ideally supplemented by a doctorate, and have gained several years of professional experience, preferably in a battery industry production environment.

  • You have solid knowledge and skills of battery technologies and are familiar with the processes and procedures used in research and operational labs.

  • We are looking for candidates who drive new ideas forward with enthusiasm as well as passion and enjoy working as part of a team.

  • You work independently and with initiative and impress with your proficient communication skills in German and English across different target groups.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.