Questions on how to apply

For professionals, job starters and students

Yes. All positions advertised on our career pages are current.  The job postings are only removed once the positions have been filled.

There are two ways to get information on new positions. You can either create job agents via the BASF talent community. To do so, please register for our talent community and enter your search criteria as keywords and location directly underneath your personal data. You can now select the frequency with which you want to be informed and safe the job agent. In order to cancel the job agent, you can  log into the talent community and delete your job agent via checking the mark. You can always edit or delete your job agents. Alternatively, you can create job agents in our European online application system. Please log into your candidate profile, select the item “Job Agents” and click on “Add”. After selecting the search criteria, please safe as job agent. You can now type in a name and select the frequency with which you want to be informed and click on “safe”. Now your job agent is active. You can always edit or delete your job agents.

All data provided to BASF is handled strictly in accordance with German data protection legislation.  All candidate information obtained via our online application system, is treated in the strictest confidence and is used exclusively for staffing, recruiting marketing or talent relationship activities.

When hiring people, we base our decisions on applicants’ specialist expertise and their personality. We look for an entrepreneurial mindset, a flexible attitude and good social skills. Naturally, an internship or thesis placement offers a great opportunity to make personal contacts at BASF, and to get a look behind the scenes.  This can be an advantage when applying for jobs further down the line.

It goes without saying that BASF is a "Fair Company". This means that we offer internships as a means of career orientation during your training course.

You can either view the current job postings for the Spanish BASF Group companies via the global job search, if you use the map to navigate to Spain or use the search field as a filter, or you can use the job search in our European online application system. In addition, you will find most jobs on the website.

You can apply either on our online application system  or e-mail or post us your complete application. The right-hand contact box includes all the details you need to apply.  Please only apply with one single e-mail address. Candidates applying for a vocational training program or joint work/study program should go to the following link.  

You can update your application documents at any time using our online application system. You can log in using the login details you have received.

You can send an unsolicited application here. If you don't find a suitable position in our job postings, you can send us an unsolicited application.

All applications are processed irrespective of when they were received.

You are welcome to apply to several locations or for different positions.

Within Europe, you can use any data you have already saved in our online application system for other applications. If you want to apply in another region, you might have to register again. Our global job search will automatically redirect you to the right online application system. An overview of all systems can be found here.

As soon as you have applied for a position, you will be immediately sent confirmation that we have received your application.  If you apply online, please note that by clicking "Send application", you will effectively complete your application.

You can find more information on which documents are required for the application process here.  

You can interrupt your application at any time. Your draft will be saved in your profile. As long as you do not click "Send Application", you can complete your application at a later date provided that the position is still vacant.

If you have given us your e-mail address, we prefer to send all correspondence by e-mail.

The application deadlines vary for the individual positions. You can apply to a job posting as long as it is still advertised.

You can see the current status of your application at any time in your online application profile.

Several BASF employees are involved in the application process and process your application which means we cannot name one specific contact.  Please address your cover letter with "Dear Sir or Madam".

You can find all of our open positions worldwide via our global job search. If you find an interesting position you will be forwarded to our BASF Talent Community, where you can create job agents to get news and information from BASF. Then, you will be forwarded to the regional online application system. An overview of the different systems worldwide can be found here.

For data privacy reasons, we ask for your understanding in that we cannot process one application for several positions.

If you cannot take part in a selection interview, please contact our application hotline as soon as possible to arrange a new date, if possible.

You can apply for a temporary or casual job on our online application system.