Working on a variety of products

Our job fields

As the biggest chemical company in the world, we produce a large variety of products for a wide range of companies, for example the automotive, plastic, construction or food industries and beyond. To achieve this, at BASF we have the following job fields: Corporate & Business, Production & Engineering and Research & Development.

Corporate & Business


In sales, you will immediately find yourself in one of our regional and global business units where you are responsible for a certain customer portfolio in a region or industry. The business units are: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, Agricultural Solutions. You reinforce the market leadership of BASF in partnership with marketing and logistics.

As Key Account Manager or Account Manager, you are responsible for the entire sales process for a selected regional or global customer portfolio and you build up and maintain long-term customer relationships. Your activities are led by the department strategy and vary from market analysis, new customer acquisition and quality control of products and solutions to negotiating delivery agreements and implementing after-sales measures.


From the Dutch head office in Arnhem, various service departments like HR, Communications, Finance and Real Estate - Facility Management & Security support the various locations in the Netherlands. Together we ensure that our colleagues in the different locations have the right resources to perform optimally.

Production & Engineering


Working together is essential for the smooth running of our production processes. This not only involves operations managers, engineers or chemists, but all the employees with their different backgrounds. We need chemical technicians, as well as engineers for installations and industrial mechanics, mechatronics technicians and electronic engineers for automation technology. Together they ensure that our production facilities work in a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly way.


As an Engineer at BASF, you work on automation systems and the specification for the required hardware. Together with colleagues from different disciplines, you develop the individual project steps and technical solutions which only together make a plant possible. Commissioning these systems is another exciting part of the activities. Every day, you learn more about new and interesting subjects and you meet many incredible colleagues, also outside your own projects and department.

Research & Development

As the world's leading chemical company, we offer attractive and challenging opportunities via dynamic projects with future-oriented technologies linked to processes for an efficient and sustainable use of resources and energy.

As a chemist at BASF, from day one you go in search of the best solutions with a high degree of personal responsibility. You benefit from our interdisciplinary global working methods and partnerships, which opens the door to new and fascinating work fields - under amazing conditions such as a generous budget for innovation projects or via our numerous partnerships with leading universities and industry peers.

The chemists at BASF are distinguished by their interdisciplinary approach. Innovations are rarely restricted to the boundaries of a particular field. Our chemists from diverse backgrounds inspire each other and always work in teams with technicians and economists.

Current vacancies

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