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BASF Senior Planning & Scheduling Manager (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59126185BFA3

Do you have any questions about the application process or the job? Ms. Iris C. Kappeler (Talent Acquisition),

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 crafts and engineers a sustainable future with world class technical expertise. Our interdisciplinary, global, committed teams serve the BASF businesses to grow with our customers, products and markets. We add value by delivering competitive execution of investments. On construction sites across the globe, we deliver safe and reliable solutions to build and keep BASF assets operating at top performance. In doing so, we continuously improve and drive digital transformation.

What you can expect

Our unit Project Management Services provides expertise to BASF units in the context of capital expenditure projects within the scope of Planning, Scheduling, Estimating, Controlling, LCP contracts, Quality, as well as Document control and enables a broad view of projects and strategic issues in the environment of BASF capital expenditure.

  • In our unit you will act as a consultant for BASF group companies, joint venture and EPC contractors globally and take on tasks in external specialist committees.

  • You will be responsible for the testing and introduction of new processing techniques and the associated assurance of global acceptance of further developments.

  • You will also be responsible for project execution comments as "Expert" for comments and/or "Subject Matter Expert".

  • In our capital project you will be responsible for leading the Planning & Scheduling function

  • You will lead the definition, development, roll out and surveillance of Planning & Scheduling concepts.

  • You will provide technical and disciplinary guidance, support and assurance to the community of Planning & Scheduling engineers throughout the project teams.

  • Furthermore, you will take over the technical and disciplinary leadership within the scope of Planning & scheduling, and actively support the cooperative collaboration within the team, the group and projects.

  • You will support the divisional objectives with regard to security, information protection, innovation and LEAN as well as the respective working group within the framework of the GCT Project Support Services (PSS).

What we expect

  • Degree in engineering (M.Sc./Diploma)

  • Professional experience, at a minimum of 15 years, in planning & scheduling and planning risk management.

  • minimum of 5 years supervision in management of a large team

  • Expert knowledge of Primavera P6 and Primavera Risk Analysis Tool

  • Career exposure in the field of construction, production, plant engineering or maintenance

  • good knowledge of the German and English language

  • Empathy and open communication

  • entrepreneurial approach to consider the different facets of sustainability as well as customer needs in decisions

We offer

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

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

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

  • This role can be performed either part-time or full-time.