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Engineer III - Global Modeling and Simulators


Job Field: REDE - Research & Development
Location: Iselin, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1701981

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF’s Environmental Catalysis Research department is responsible for the design and development of catalysts and adsorbents for the treatment and purification of emission gases from mobile (e.g., cars, motorcycles.) and stationary (power plants) sources. This position, based in Iselin, NJ, resides in a group within Environmental Catalysts Research that specializes in catalyst experimentation and computer modeling. S/he will provide environmental catalysis modeling support, both locally and globally when needed.

The successful candidate will be responsible for kinetic experimentation and development of transport-kinetic models for environmental catalyst systems. The researcher will utilize these models and modeling software to support R&D projects and customer programs. The person in this role must also effectively collaborate with other R&D personnel, business colleagues, and OEM customers to develop innovative solutions to emissions control challenges. This position is also responsible for understanding developments in emissions control systems technology, determining internal partner and external customer modeling needs, and developing new software technology and modeling approaches..

Engineer III – Global Modeling and Simulators (1701981) – Iselin, NJ

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Carry out modeling based research related to emissions control catalysis.
  • Perform kinetic model development, catalyst, and emissions control system optimization
  • Hold responsibility for data analysis and reporting and computer programming.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

· A Ph.D. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with 0-2 years of industrial or post-doctoral experience in kinetic and/or reactor modeling of heterogeneous catalyst systems required

· Advanced knowledge in chemical kinetics, transport phenomena, and thermodynamics applied to heterogeneous catalysis preferred.

· Experience in kinetic experimentation preferred

· Experience in data analysis, and model development and application, as well as a background in the design and programming of simulation software.

· Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and work well in a team environment.

· Initiative and a strong drive for results while maintaining a focus on safety and quality.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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