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As a buyer you will secure BASF’s global pole position


In procurement you will buy technical goods, raw materials, services, and logistics solutions.

Our procurement activities cover whatever is needed to produce and distribute BASF products, for example raw materials, technical goods or logistics services. We work with competitive suppliers who sustainably contribute to the value of BASF and our customers. 

You will gain practical experience in an international company and learn about the day-to-day challenges, topics and work flows in procurement. Apply for one of the advertised positions or on a speculative basis - we are always looking for qualified employees.

Gain an insight into the exciting tasks in procurement and complete an internship at BASF. We also offer you the opportunity to write your thesis with us.

Are you in the middle of your business or engineering course and want to test how to implement the theory into practice? Then you've come to the right place. In addition to team skills and a high degree of commitment, you bring a clear interest in the diverse and complex issues in procurement, analytical skills and strong communication skills.

Ideally you will take three to six months to demonstrate your commitment and talent in an internship or dissertation project.

Breathe practical air in Direct Procurement. The team will support you to create and implement strategies to deliver the raw materials used at our global production sites.

Or get to know the Indirect Procurement unit which is responsible for the competitive, reliable and punctual procurement of technical goods and services.

It is also possible to get insight into Logistics Procurement, which is responsible   for purchasing all necessary logistics services.

The central procurement functions are based in Ludwigshafen, Germany. There are also deployment opportunities at German and European locations. 

As part of your placement or thesis you can expect challenging and responsible tasks. This includes, for example, analyzing and preparing data using SAP and MS Office. You will also support us on selected issues for the operational day-to-day business, such as order processing and deadline tracking. As part of your thesis you can develop your own ideas and push innovative projects forward together with us.

If your work here is persuasive, we would be delighted to receive your application after your graduation.

BASF offers you a wide range of training opportunities. We support our new employees though a comprehensive on-boarding program and in developing their personal skills and competencies via self-learning offers, needs-led specialist and management seminars, workshops and conferences. You can deepen your technical purchasing knowledge at our Procurement Academy.