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Development %26 Applications Specialist - Industrial Lubricants

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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. 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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. 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 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Development & Applications Specialist - Industrial Lubricants (1802553) Tarrytown, NY Where the Chemistry Happens

The person in this role will meet the business’ need for new products by planning activities and managing risks to execute product development efforts on time, within assigned budgets, and meeting targeted product cost and performance requirements. The incumbent will also support BASF’s existing product portfolio within their assigned area of responsibility as technical resource


Formula for Success
  • Lead compressor lubricant product development efforts: execute test plans within defined timeline and budget constraints, meet reporting obligations, interpret data and adjust formulations to meet cost and performance targets
  • With Strategic Marketing and Innovation Management contribute to the definition and prioritization of industrial lubricant product development initiatives, set timelines and budgets and performance targets based on competitive benchmarks
  • Support product launch process by generating and compiling performance data packages, necessary data for technology transfer to production, regulatory compliance, etc.
  • Support Tarrytown lab operations with accountability for contributions to lab safety, equipment ownership and test quality assurance
  • Through Account Managers and other external interfaces, work to understand emerging customer and OEM performance needs in the market and how BASF can position itself to meet them
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. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.