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Megaprojects in Asia
A once in a lifetime chance!

Vorsitzender des Vorstands und Chief Technology Officer der BASF SE: Legal, Taxes, Insurance & Intellectual Property; Corporate Development; Corporate Communications & Government Relations; Senior Executive Human Resources; Investor Relations; Compliance; BASF 4.0; Corporate Technology & Operational Excellence; Digitalization in Research & Development; Innovation Management

Asia, and China in particular, is of outstanding importance to our industry. It is both the largest market and the fastest growing market for the chemical industry. We are investing heavily in sites, assets and, last but not least, our local teams. With the three major investments in our pipeline, we will support customers in numerous industries and continue the success of our Asia strategy.”

Dr. Martin Brudermüller
Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), BASF SE

Our projects in Asia

BASF commences its smart Verbund project in Zhanjiang, China

  • BASF’s largest investment for the third-largest BASF site globally
  • New highly-integrated BASF site with a comprehensive smart manufacturing concept based on cutting-edge technologies
  • The step-by-step project includes petrochemicals plants as the heart of the well-established Verbund system as well as plants for more consumer-oriented products and solutions
  • A steamcracker with a planned capacity of 1 million metric tons of ethylene per year forms the starting point of the value chains
  • The site with an area of around 9 km² will support customers in multiple industries
  • Completion of first plants planned by 2026 at the latest

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BASF commences its smart Verbund project in Zhanjiang, China

  • Milestone for BASF’s US$10 billion investment project in China
  • World-class smart Verbund site with latest technologies and highest safety and sustainability standards
  • First plants to produce engineering plastics and TPU serving a range of key industries

BASF to build engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethanes plants at new Verbund site

  • The new plants, that will be the first to come onstream at the site, will utilize automated packaging, high-tech control systems, and automated guided vehicles
  • By 2022, the new engineering plastics compounding plant will supply an additional capacity of 60,000 metric tons per year of BASF engineering plastics compounds in China
  • General facilities for the Zhanjiang Verbund site will also be built

BASF investigates establishment of a new Verbund site

  • BASF’s largest investment for the third-largest BASF site globally
  • New highly-integrated BASF site with a comprehensive smart manufacturing concept based on cutting-edge technologies
  • The step-by-step project includes petrochemicals plants as the heart of the well-established Verbund system as well as plants for more consumer-oriented products and solutions
  • A steamcracker with a planned capacity of 1 million metric tons of ethylene per year forms the starting point of the value chains
  • The site with an area of around 9 km² will support customers in multiple industries
  • Completion of first plants planned by 2026 at the latest

Planned expansion of cooperation in China between BASF and SINOPEC  

  • Strengthening of the partnership in upstream and downstream chemical production in China
  • Expansion of production capacity at the existing integrated joint venture “Verbund” site of the BASF-YPC joint venture
  • Investment in the building of an additional steamcracker with a capacity of 1 million metric tons of ethylene per year

We need you for the realization of our megaprojects! 

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity and experience the fascination of multi-million dollar projects with BASF in Asia. Explore career opportunities as an engineer or chemist at our company while contributing to the success of our ambitious ventures in the region.

You are a team player, flexible and you have relevant work experience in plant engineering or petrochemicals? You are looking for a professional challenge in an international environment and you bring along inter-cultural experience, a talent in communications, and good English skills?

Apply now to discover different BASF sites in Asia. Starting point and final station of your venture will be our headquarters in Ludwigshafen.

Join us in working on the megaprojects of tomorrow and shape the future together with us.

We are looking forward to your application!

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