03 May, 2023

Process Engineer for Automation Technology in Plant Engineering (m/f/d)

  • BASF
  • Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

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.


Our Planning Process Control Technology (PLT) units handle automation technology and electrical engineering for investment projects in our various divisions. With our work, we design BASF's production processes to be sustainable and climate-friendly.

  • You plan the process control technology (PCT) for our large-scale chemical plants in Europe on schedule and on budget.
  • You will develop concepts and be the technical contact person for our customers and external suppliers.
  • As a technical consultant, you will coordinate measures with the specialist units and external service providers involved.
  • By implementing innovative solutions, you drive the digitalization of BASF.
  • Furthermore, you will select and procure equipment and provide technical leadership to suppliers.
  • You will have the opportunity to develop yourself within the project management.




  • degree in process engineering
  • high affinity to automation technology, PCT, control engineering, electrical engineering or computer science
  • knowledge of project management as well as plant design
  • development of creative solutions and identification of customer and partner needs
  • team player, initiative, customer-oriented as well as solution-oriented and independent way of working
  • fluent German and English




  • International assignments where you will build networks and experience different cultures.
  • Childcare facilities at LuKids so that you can combine work and private life.
  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.
  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.



Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to: Laura Bogner, laura.bogner@basf.com, Tel.:+49 30 2005-56102

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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