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BASF Corporation Overview

Florham Park, NJ
10000+ employees
1865
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,500 employees in North America, and had global sales of $63.3 billion in 2016.

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    BASF expands in Houston area

    The world's largest chemical company is expanding in the Houston area. The world's largest chemical company is expanding in the Houston area. The capacity expansions contribute to the production of plasticizers used to soften and increase the flexibility of rigid materials like polyvinyl chloride, called PVC.

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BASF Corporation – Why Work For Us?


BASF at a glance

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. 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.

BASF Corporation is the largest affiliate of BASF SE and the second largest producer and marketer of chemicals and related products in North America.

Through the power of connected minds we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Did you know that BASF developed a completely biodegradable snack food bag in partnership with the Seattle Mariners baseball team? Or that BASF helped adidas develop a revolutionary running shoe using a novel application of a decades-old material?

BASF in North America, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is among the largest producers and marketers of chemicals and related products in North America. There isn’t much we don’t do!

BASF has five global business segments, all of which operate or are directly supported by businesses in North America: Agricultural Solutions, Chemicals, Functional Materials & Solutions, Oil & Gas, and Performance Products . Some of the key industries we serve include chemicals, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition and packaging. We operate more than 25 research and development facilities and nearly 100 production sites in North America, including two large integrated manufacturing sites in Geismar, Louisiana and Freeport, Texas.

Our products and system solutions help to conserve resources, ensure healthy food and nutrition and improve quality of life.

We’ve summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

 

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Working at BASF: Insights from Brandy in North America 

At BASF, employees create their own success and satisfaction at work and life with you@BASF, a unique total offer of benefits, compensation, learning and development opportunities, and safe and caring work environment.

Creating chemistry. Every day.

Every day we create chemistry to add value—in our products and services, in harmony with nature and, most importantly, with people. If you’re looking for a challenging, rewarding career, we’re looking for you.

Experience loves training

What are you good at? At BASF, you can put your talents to work creating chemistry for a sustainable future. You’ll have a chance to learn something new every day. Whether it’s on-the-job-training, formal skills training, or informal coaching or mentoring, we place a premium on personal and professional growth and development—wherever you are in your career. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

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Careers love development

Will you answer? As the world’s leading chemical company, BASF offers a ton of exciting career opportunities worldwide. In addition, our employees enjoy a comprehensive range of professional development options to support career-long learning—just one part of our compelling total offer.

Bottom line: we’re committed to forming the best possible team as a catalyst for long-term success.

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Work life loves balance

A job means a lot, but family means more. We want to ensure your life is in balance because to do well at work you, you need to recharge at home.

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Unity loves diversity

At BASF, we value the differences among our people and understand that diversity is key to our future success. We’re building an inclusive, inspiring work environment that encompasses diversity of gender, race, experience and points of view because you are unique, and we know we’re better for it.

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you@BASF – Create your own chemistry

Through our own unique internal brand called you@BASF, we offer so many ways to find satisfaction in life and work: from competitive health insurance and a highly-rated retirement savings plan, to paid parental leave, bonuses, employee discounts, wellness and recognition programs, and dozens of other benefits and perks designed to support the whole YOU!

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    Good pay, Good bonuses, good pay increases

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    Hard and sometimes labor intensive work,

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BASF Corporation photo of: For 150 years, BASF has led the world in creating solutions for a sustainable future. Come create chemistry with us!
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BASF Corporation photo of: You’ll find a host of exciting career opportunities at BASF within the areas of research and development, technology and production, and corporate and other functions.
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BASF Corporation Interviews

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BASF Corporation Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2015
  • Work-Life Seal of Distinction, Alliance for Work-Life Progress, 2015
  • Work-Life Seal of Distinction, Alliance for Work-Life Progress, 2015
  • Top 50 Employer, Minority Engineer Magazine, 2015
  • Candidate Experience Awards, The Talent Board, 2015
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