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Senior Chemist, Product Development(005001)



Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, April 8, 2024
Requirements for the Position :
Basic Know How in automotive coatings for both water borne and solvent borne technologies.
Drives Basecoat development activities and ensures know-how exchange and collaboration within the Coatings .
Actively contribute to Basecoat development projects.
In depth knowledge of coating formulations, resin chemistry, coating additives, pigments and solvents.
Practical experience with coating test methods and familiar with ASTM, DIN and GB standard for Basecoat technology.
General knowledge and experience in pneumatic application and electrostatic application .
Exercise a high level of good housekeeping and Health and Safety Awareness within the Lab and insure others to do the same.

Main Tasks:
Basecoat development, paint application, evaluation of coatings performance according to standards/customer requirements.
Actively exchange with customization teams to ensure success development and launch of products.
Coach product upscale to ensure technology transfer to lab phase to production phase.
Contact with raw material suppliers for screening/introducing new raw materials.
Close contact and exchange with global basecoat community to build up basecoat competence.
Promotes know-how exchange and collaboration within Coatings Business Unit.
Implement and maintain BASF global EHS norms.
Guides and provides required training for the work of one or more chemists or technicians and supervises visiting students or scientists on temporary assignments.
Writes comprehensive reports and evaluations on data obtained from experimentation and, if necessary, orally present observations, conclusions and recommendations to persons in areas of the company’s interests. .

Minimum Education and Qualification Required for the Position:
Education: Bachelor/Master Technology Preferably Polymer Chemistry/Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering.
Working Experience: 1-5 years in the field of Automotive OEM Coatings technology development, alternatively also experience in an area of a pigment, resin or additive supplier for automotive coatings .
Basic English language skills .