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Innovation for crop protection

More efficient agriculture - Effizientere Landwirtschaft

Ensuring better harvests worldwide as an agronomist at BASF.

As a reliable partner for agriculture BASF delivers tried and tested innovative solutions for crop protection. Our products and services help farmers to significantly improve the profitability and quality of their products.

We therefore offer agronomists exciting tasks in research, development and registration as well as in sales and marketing. Our goals require new solutions that cover the global demand for more and better food and feed and combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. We want the best results, and you, as an agricultural scientist, will be given a lot of responsibility from the very start at BASF.

University graduates with several years of professional experience will find attractive career opportunities at BASF. Being a professional, you can join us directly as a technical expert or project manager in research or product development, with emphasis on a decision-making or coordination function. There are also various other starting possibilities for agriculturalists, e.g. in sales, marketing, strategy, toxicology, eco-toxicology, registration, and product safety. Send us an unsolicited application or apply for one of our open positions.

As an agronomist with a background in crop protection, you have successfully completed your studies with a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD and already have gained several years of experience in crop protection.

You communicate confidently in both German and in English. As a result of your proven leadership skills you know how to manage a team to achieve the best results. You see travel as an opportunity to expand your linguistic and intercultural skills. You enjoy technical, scientific and business challenges, which you approach purposefully and solve using your innovative mindset. Customer orientation is as much a matter of course for you as the routine of project management.

You can join us in Crop Protection. Here, we are looking for ways to cover the growing demand for increased agricultural productivity and healthy food for people and animals as a partner to farmers. Our focus is on product innovations, strategies, and solutions for crop protection.

You will receive on-the-job training from the very start in a committed, competent team. You will work on demanding tasks and have a high degree of responsibility. This includes, in addition to scientific work on a specific project, working with inter-disciplinary and often inter-cultural teams.

You pass on your scientific expertise and deal with demanding tasks. You will lead a team in the lab, greenhouse or testing stations and have a coordinating role.

With your experience you can also control the business, e.g. in sales, marketing, strategy or life cycle management. You contribute your marketing experience and product knowledge in customer meetings or strategy developments.

We offer attractive framework conditions and excellent development opportunities. In addition to scientific work areas, there are also numerous other development options for agronomists, e.g. in sales, marketing, strategy, toxicology, eco-toxicology, registration and product safety. A scientific career as a specialist is also possible.

Many life-long learning and training measures are available to support you in your plans.

The power of connected minds

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