Assistant Analytical Chemist (Co-Op) McIntosh, AL-2002193 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 with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
From designing to running a major production facility - the field of engineering and production at BASF is where true professionals with excellent technical and scientific expertise can apply their knowledge in challenging environments. Especially when it comes to plant engineering and construction on the large scale, many challenges must be overcome. Always in focus: securing our leading position in the industry while holding fast to our high safety and environmental standards.
Assistant Analytical Chemist Co-op ( McIntosh, AL Location)
At BASF, we are creating chemistry for a sustainable future. Our innovative products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, advancing global food science, and improving quality of life.
Combining economic success, social responsibility, and environmental safety, we empower our customers across industries to meet the current and future needs of society.
This paid co-operative education position will involve working in the analytical laboratories assisting technicians, chemists, and staff in various responsibilities. In this role, a student actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, the natural sciences, or any related field of study will alternate semesters of work and undergraduate study, such that the student will work at the BASF McIntosh site during spring 2021, fall 2021 and summer 2022 semesters. The student will be responsible for securing housing arrangements for the duration of each semester of work at BASF. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Promote safety and a safe working environment in the Lab.
Assist the Analytical and Quality Control Staff with routine sampling activities.
Perform routine analytical testing of plant production and environmental samples.
Review and provide timely reporting of analytical data.
Assist with maintaining instrumentation as required by instrument manufacturers and procedures.
Prepare standards, reagents and working solutions as specified in analytical methods.
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...
Min. 2.5 GPA
College undergraduates with at least one semester completed prior to beginning the co-op
Targeted majors: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, environmental science, natural sciences, and similar majors; however, other majors (i.e., general studies, undecided, etc.) will be considered if the student has completed general chemistry and is interested in lab work
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Outstanding work ethic
Primary Location: US-AL-McIntosh
Function: ADSU - Admin. & Office Support
Job Type: Cooperative
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NA-North America-60000006
Internal Number: 631600
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.