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Laboratory Manager for Polyurethane Research (m/w)


Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Lemförde, DE
Company: BASF Polyurethanes GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56656802_ONLE_1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

As one of the leading companies in the world, BASF Polyurethanes GmbH (Lemfoerde in Lower Saxony/Germany) develops, manufactures, markets and sells customized polyurethane products and solutions. Our specialty plastics are successfully used in the automotive, construction, refrigeration, and furniture industries.
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What you can expect

As laboratory manager, you will support our Polyurethane Research group in the further development of polyurethane materials for a wide variety of applications at the earliest date possible.

  • You shall head a research laboratory for polyurethanes and assume responsibility for project management in an international team.
  • To safeguard our competitive edge, you will observe and evaluate scientific trends and develop ideas and proposals for new products.
  • You shall work closely together with internal partners in research and development, marketing and with our global production locations.

What we expect

  • You have a doctorate in chemistry or materials science, preferably with emphasis on polymer chemistry, and can provide proof of having above-average grades while in college.
  • You are interested in the development of polymer-based system solutions that are used in a wide variety of innovative industries, such as automotive, construction and sports industry.
  • You have already proven your good command of English while working together in an international team.
  • You have initial experience in project management and focusing on innovation and enjoy inspiring and motivating others to succeed.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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