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BASF - The Chemical Company

10,000 - 25,000 employees  |  

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.4 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and had more than 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information is available at


The "Total Offer" that you can receive as a BASF employee is far greater than base pay—it’s about you and helping you live your best life. In addition to your salary, you’ll also be eligible to participate in an annual incentive program; you'll receive competitive health and insurance benefits that typically amount to a significant portion of your compensation; you'll receive retirement benefits that include automatic and company-matching contributions that help you plan and save for the future; and more.

Here’s a quick look at how we’ll support YOU:

  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision & Pharmacy Coverage
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k), including a 5% Company match AND 5% automatic contribution
  • 3 Weeks’ Paid Vacation for New Hires
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Reimbursement Accounts
  • Education for You, Including 100% Tuition Reimbursement & Professional Development Training
  • Education for Your Kids, Including Scholarships and College Readiness Support
  • Employee Discounts on Everything from a New Car to Your Cell Phone
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Service Awards and Other Special Recognition Programs
  • Employee Referral Program ($2,000+ for successful hires)
  • Voluntary Auto, Home, And Other Insurance Discounts
  • Matching Gifts to Higher Education
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And Much More!

BASF is also committed to career-long education and professional development, including nearly limitless internal career opportunities across the globe.

To explore the breadth of benefits we offer and discover how rewarding a career at BASF can be, please visit Benefits and Compensation.
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To follow all of the latest news for BASF Corporation, please visit BASF News


To learn more about our Products and Industries , please visit BASF Products.


DiversityInc. Top 50 Company for Diversity, 2013

Top 100 Ideal Employer for Engineering, Universum, 2013

Global 100 World’s Most Sustainable Corporations, 2013

To see more of our recent accolades, click here.

100 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ
973 245-6000
BASF Careers

To learn about our how we’re creating a diverse, inclusive, and inspiring work environment, visit: BASF Diversity