13 Apr, 2022

Chemist Safety Engineering/Chemical Law (m/f/d)

  • BASF
  • Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Chemical Engineer, Health & Safety Chemicals

Job Description

The Process Research and Chemical Engineering Division brings together a variety of competencies, including inorganic chemistry, organic synthesis, battery materials research, catalysis, process development and technology, as well as technical services for laboratories/technical centers. In interdisciplinary global teams, we develop innovative products, processes and technologies for a sustainable future and work with internal partners and customers.


We are BASF's specialists for safety engineering and are committed to the chemical-technical part of process safety. Our tasks range from safeguarding plants against overpressure, to the safety assessment of chemical reactions, to the evaluation of ignition properties of various substances. In doing so, we actively support all phases of the innovation process.

  • In the "Safety Assessment and Chemical Law" team, you will work on safety-related issues in the areas of thermal process safety and classification according to transport and chemical law.
  • You develop safety concepts and ensure their successful implementation in production and process development.
  • To further develop the field, you will define, initiate and manage research projects and develop new concepts and methods.
  • In our large research network, you will benefit from our comprehensive expertise. In this dynamic environment, you will maintain an intensive network of contacts with operational units and scientific partners.




  • degree in technical or physical chemistry, or in chemical engineering, preferably supplemented by a doctoral degree
  • solid knowledge in the fields of thermal analysis, calorimetry as well as reaction kinetics
  • ideally first professional experience in the field of process safety
  • high commitment in a team to achieve best results together
  • ability to communicate complex interrelationships in German and English




  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.
  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.
  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.
  • This role can be performed either part-time or full-time.



Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to: Fabienne Gläsel, Tel.:+49 30 2005-58121

First information about our application process can be found here: http://on.basf.com/applicationprocess.

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 http://on.basf.com/BASFSE_LU

At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.

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