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  • Entry level
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  • Shanghai


Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_31147

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams’ performance.

Join the team and connect with more than 110,000 other minds.


BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing, as well as numerous sites around the country, BASF is a major investor in China’s chemical industry, and runs the BASF Innovation Campus Shanghai as a global research and development hub. BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2017 to customers in Greater China, and employed 8,982 people as of the end of the year.

Provide spectroscopy analytical support including NMR and FTIR spectroscopy to local R&D&T customers in shanghai including operation in spectroscopy techniques under guidance of lab leader for finding technical solutions. Main Tasks:
Perform routine lab work including instrument maintenance/operation/calibration/record/document/training, compliance with BASF standard EHS and 5S process, other lab assignments (e.g.raw material inventory review, lab house-keeping) Cooperate with other colleagues to provide analytical and testing support to local technical customers focusing spectroscopy instrument operation in a timely manner. Implement NMR technologies together with other spectroscopy technology (FTIR, Mass spec. etc) for structure identification, material characterization, and data interpretation, etc. Present and document results to customer, prepare technical reports, examinations and summaries. Improve & develop analyses/testing capabilities up to qualified case owners and coordinators. Constantly optimize and further develop the lab processes, methods and procedures. Instruct, supervise and coach less experienced lab team members on assigned tasks. Requirements:
Education: Master degree with minimum 5 years experiences or Ph.D degree major in NMR, Spectroscopy (FTIR or Raman), organic chemistry, material sciences, or polymer chemistry. Working experience with NMR (1D and 2D) or FTIR (Raman) for a wide-range of molecule sizes and complex matrics. Problem Solving and decision-making skills and demostration of scientific leadership skills. Proactive and self-motivated team player with effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledge in additional orthogonal analytical techniques such as FTIR and (or) Mass spec. is an advantage. Experience with solid state NMR is an advantage. Technical & Professional Knowledge: sample preparation, instrument operation in spectroscopy; Fluent in reading, writing and oral English. Ability to leverage skills/knowledge from others, proper documentations, and drive innovations. Results Driven and accountable with excellent planning skills, ability to work on multiple tasks in an efficient way.

About the company

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

In line with our corporate purpose, around 113,000 employees contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world.
Our broad portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. In 2014, BASF posted sales of €74.0 billion and income from operations before special items of approximately €7.6 billion. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through research and innovation, we support our customers in nearly every industry in meeting the current and future needs of society. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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