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BASF Senior Engineer Cost Engineering (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57825325ONLE2

Do you have any questions about the application process or the job? Ms. Viktoria Schl├╝ter (Talent Acquisition) +49 (0)30 2005 58521

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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The Engineering & Technical Expertise 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

Our Project Support Services specific unit offers BASF units expertise within the scope of investment projects and enables a broad view of projects and strategic issues in the area of investments at BASF.

  • Alongside cost estimates and benchmarks across all project phases, our services also include the development and maintenance of cost estimate software and knowledge bases.

  • Cost Engineering offers a broad view of engineering at BASF and will include you in strategic issues in the investment environment right from the first day.

  • You will be responsible for cost estimates for investment projects in large-scale plant as well as equipment construction and therefore you will work closely with the project management.

  • Particular challenges will be offered in the form of large-scale international projects, which you will also evaluate on site and negotiate with EPC contractors.

  • You will consolidate and evaluate the project scope, prepare quantity structures, estimate costs and draw up various scenarios in this context.

  • In addition, you will work with others on the design, further development and evolution of your field of work, consolidation of the cost base and optimization of our cost estimate software, acting on your own responsibility.

What we expect

  • Degree in engineering, business and engineering or alternatively have comparable qualifications

  • Professional experience and knowledge relating to plant engineering

  • Interest in working with costs in investment projects and willingness to acquire knowledge of all relevant engineering disciplines

  • Ability to recognize complex contexts

  • Strong communication skills in German and English

  • Creativity as well as goal orientation allow you to manage your projects to a successful conclusion in an international environment

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.