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BASF Lab Technician in Beachwood, Ohio

Now Hiring! Lab Technician

Beachwood, OH.

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Where the chemistry happens…

BASF’s Catalysts division is the global market leader in catalyst technologies. The division develops and produces mobile emissions catalysts as well as process catalysts and offers precious metals trading, recycling and related products and services. It is also the home of BASF’s battery materials business and provides base metals sourcing, recycling, and management services.

On your role at the BASF’s Lithium-ion Battery Research and Development group in Beachwood, OH. As a Laboratory Technician, you will carry out daily work in the electrochemistry laboratory. Operating independently with limited supervision.

During your dayshift as a Lab Technician, you will

  • Operate a variety of laboratory equipment for battery electrode preparation and electrochemical cell fabrication and testing; prepare or review job safety analyses and operating instructions. Performing precise and accurate preparation of chemical solutions according to stoichiometric requirements and mixing procedures.

  • Perform precise and accurate preparation of chemical solutions according to stoichiometric requirements and mixing procedures. Resolving minor problems, adapting non-conforming samples to routine preparation and procedures.

  • Calendar and punch electrode films; measure physical properties of battery electrodes.

  • Record accurate, current experimental data in databases; provide experimental observations and results for technical reports.

  • Troubleshoot the operation of laboratory equipment; expected to be able to operate independently all section instrumentation and/or equipment.

  • Assists in the proper training and development of laboratory technicians to ensure compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations and standards.

  • Complete daily housekeeping of work area including proper storage and management of sample inventory.

If you...

  • An associate degree in Chemistry/Material Science/Chemical Engineering or related science field (Preferred).

  • A minimum 3 years of experience working experience in a laboratory environment.

  • Excellent laboratory skills, including detailed record keeping and knowledge of safe handling of chemicals and equipment, with a strong focus and exposure to safety protocols in the laboratory.

  • Demonstrated experience with instrumentation and analytical methods.

  • Understanding of and experience with stoichiometric calculations.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Excel).


Create Your Own Chemistry With you@BASF

At BASF, you will have the chance to do meaningful work towards building a more sustainable future. In addition to competitive compensation and benefits, BASF provides you with access to a wide range of elements to help you be your best. It’s what we call you@BASF . We are committed to providing benefits, programs, and opportunities that support our employees’ overall well-being, personal growth, and a safe, collaborative, and inclusive work environment.

Just some of the many benefits we offer include:

  • Flexible work arrangements whenever possible

  • Highly competitive retirement savings plan with company match and investment options

  • Well-being programs that include comprehensive mental health support for you and your household family members

  • Family forming benefits (fertility, adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, maternity/parental leave, and more)

  • Back-up child and elder care with discount programs for families of all ages and stages

  • Mentoring and career development opportunities that allow you to share, learn, and thrive

  • Matching gifts program that allows you to deepen the impact of your contributions to qualified charities

  • Employee crisis support for when the unexpected happens

  • Access to our BASF wine cellar, employee discounts, and much more!

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Equal Employment Opportunities

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.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.