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China (Mainland)

BASF Zhanjiang Verbund site

Located in the coastal city of Zhanjiang, BASF Zhanjiang Verbund site is a system of integrated chemical production as BASF’s largest investment with up to US$10 billion upon completion. The site would ultimately be the third-largest BASF site worldwide, following Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Antwerp, Belgium.

By utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards, the site will adopt a smart manufacturing concept based on cutting-edge technologies, and will utilize automated packaging, high-tech control systems and automated guided vehicles.

The site will be built in phases. The first plants will produce engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), the first plant is scheduled to be operational by 2022 to serve the increasing needs of various growth industries in South China and throughout Asia. The whole Verbund site is planned to be completed by 2030.


There are opportunities for talented people in many areas. We need the best people from all over the world, and we can offer an unprecedented opportunity to start a project from scratch!"

Haryono Lim
Senior Vice President, Senior Project New Verbund Site China, BASF

Sound like an exciting opportunity? It is! Join BASF and create for the future.


BASF "Grow" Graduate Program® - Zhanjiang Verbund Site

BASF "Grow" Graduate Program® -  Zhanjiang Verbund Site provides you with many opportunities to address challenging real-world problems as you undergo training at different BASF sites. The two-year development program gives you a chance to rotate among different areas of engineering and manufacturing and to receive professional guidance from experienced experts, tailor-made development plans and systematic learning.

Secure tomorrow’s skills and fast-track your career in our smart-manufacturing environment where you will witness the new Verbund investment projects from the start.


Career Opportunities for Professionals

BASF will implement an integrated smart manufacturing concept at this site based on advanced digital technologies. Comprehensive training will be provided and a detailed development plan will be created for you. Once join us, you will be empowered to contribute your expertise, idea and influence to witness and drive BASF Guangdong Verbund Site project from scratch. We believe such a rare find in sought after career opportunities will enrich your experience and cater your aspiration.

Our collaborative teams are global and work together toward the same goal, helping each other to be successful.

Join us and work with the industry's best. 

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BASF Talent Community

BASF’s megaprojects are a unique opportunity to co-create the future with us. We are looking for talent with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. 

Based in the tropical coast city of Zhanjiang, China, you also have the surrounding area to explore.  

Opportunities of a lifetime start here. More exciting positions are coming. Don't miss the chance! Register as a Talent Community Member to receive updates on upcoming job openings that match your career interests.


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