Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Shanghai


Senior Chemist, Lab (Job Number: 32877)
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.
BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With larger production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry, and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research and development hub. BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2018 to customers in Greater China and employed 9,317 people as of the end of that year. For further information, please visit
Run application tests according to R&D and product development strategies
Creative support for improvement of products and new innovations
Develop attractive technologies for the consumer electronics market.
Main Tasks:
Preparation of product tests including testing parameters, material, substrates, equipment
Reproducibility of the preparation of trial products including the determination of characteristics in scope of development projects
Recipe development and colour capability are requested
Support factory production for colour and recipe confirmation and adjustment
Running of application and analytical tests according to lab protocols
Secure that all tests are planned and run according to deadlines with a foreseeable outcome and -minimal material waste.
Maintenance and optimisation of formulations
Fully document the tests -, information and results according to lab protocols
Responsibility for order, cleanliness and work safety in the lab.
Secure that all machines and test equipment are maintained and operational at all times.
Manage waste and lab stock
- college degree in Chemistry, Macromolecule or;
- higher vocational education/training background in Coating application
Working Experience/qualifications:
- At least 5 years of relevant experience in the coatings industry
- Experience with paint formulation and paint application techniques, substrate knowledge, raw material knowledge and technical specifications. Good understanding of lab processes.
- Knowledge about test procedures and experience how to operate analytical equipment.
Technical & Professional Knowledge:
- Good team player
- Creative and open-minded
- Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel)
- SAP (maintenance of formulations, monitoring of production, import of raw material)
Primary Location: CN-Shanghai-Shanghai
Job: Research & Development
Closing Date: 16-Jul-2019, 5:59:00 PM
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.
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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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