BASF Senior Scientist (Spray Applications) in Wyandotte, Michigan

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Senior Scientist will play a key role in the planning design and execution of research activities and experiments to accomplish project objectives. The Senior Scientist is relied on to provide knowledge and expertise in achieving research targets, interpreting results, and reporting them to key stakeholders.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Leveraging your PHD and professional background in Chemistry or related scientific discipline, you will conceptualize new projects and programs while setting a research direction that provides innovation and breakthrough advantages for the business

  • Lead a team of cross-functional professionals, you will lead diverse teams across business lines to advance scientific, technical, and process expertise throughout the organization

  • Serve as a role model, you will champion a zero-incident mindset while maintaining a safe working environment

  • Successfully engage across and outside the organization, you will interact frequently with colleagues as well as with customers, suppliers, consultants, universities, and government agencies, and play a leadership role in industry conferences and technical societies

  • Plan and conduct research activities as a project leader or under the guidance of a project leader to achieve project goals. Project leadership and budget responsibility

  • Provide coaching to direct reports (if any), follow developments in the relevant scientific fields, interacts with customers, suppliers, and co - operators

  • Lead product development efforts to deliver results by accomplishing project objectives

  • Provide technical leadership in the development of future product development programs

  • Plan and execute experiments to achieve targets, interpret results, and document them

  • Interact with customers, suppliers, and external resources

  • Communicate with marketing, customer, business and technical service counterparts to determine development targets, confirm successful achievement of targets, and to support the customer's adoption of the product

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF , you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-PMN/NS-Research / Development-63000433

Title: Senior Scientist (Spray Applications)

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 1802887