Offers “Basf France”

days ago Basf France

Associate Scientist

  • Internship
  • Shanghai, CHINA
  • Sales

Job description

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 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.


·  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.