Connect Asia Trainee Program - Coatings Young Professionals

The ideal opportunity to advance your international career with BASF in Asia


Are you interested in developing your career in Asia? Are you looking for challenging projects on an international level and the opportunity to work with colleagues from around the world? Our Connect Asia Trainee Program – Coatings Young Professionals offers you the chance to prove your capabilities and gain experience in different BASF locations around the globe, to fully prepare you for interesting career opportunities within the company in Asia on completion of this traineeship.

We are looking for committed and mobile candidates who are comfortable working internationally with colleagues from diverse cultures and functions. You should also be flexible enough to cope with the changing demands of global business.

We are hiring candidates with MBA, and with Master or PhD Degrees in:

  • Chemical & Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Business Administration with Sales or Marketing focus

We expect you to have at least two years of working or study experience abroad. Prior relevant industrial placements or professional work experience are beneficial.

You have excellent communication skills and very strong written and oral English skills, additional foreign language skills are desirable. You are a strong team player who is continuously striving for achievement. Intercultural orientation is important and your flexibility and mobility rounds up your profile.

For a duration of between 12 and 36 months you will rotate through various units including at least one assignment abroad. Challenging tasks, exciting projects and responsibility from day one are features of this global rotational program. You will gain insights into BASF Coatings and your particular focus field with a tailor-made rotational plan suited to your future Asian assignment after finishing the program.

From day one Connect Asia Trainee Program – Coatings Young Professionals will support your professional development as a specialist or manager within a dynamic international work environment. During the program, various training options will further strengthen your understanding of the organization and contribute to your ongoing personal development. Additionally, you will be able to integrate quickly into the company thanks to a wide range of networking events and through support from your personal guide and mentor as well as regular feedback meetings with your manager throughout the program.