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Our company in a nutshell

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.

Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.

BASF companies supply raw materials to most industries in the UK, including agriculture, automotive, chemicals, construction, energy and pharmaceuticals.

We have nearly 1,400 employees in UK. About 550 work in Bradford, one of the UK's largest chemical plants. Our salespeople are often home-based, and we also have staff working at customers sites, particularly automotive plants.

We have nine manufacturing sites across the UK, from Littlehampton on the south coast of England to Callanish off the north west coast of Scotland.

We produce Polyurethane systems at Alfreton, Industrial Chemicals at Bradford and Grimsby, omega-3 Fatty acids on the Isle of Lewis, Biopesticides at Littlehampton, Flooring Systems at Redditch, Concrete Admixtures at Swinton, and Rodenticides at Widnes. We also recycle Auto-catalysts in Cinderford.

Graduate opportunities with us

As the world's leading chemical company we offer attractive and challenging possibilities for graduates from a wide range of disciplines.

Across all our job roles we offer excellent framework conditions and development opportunities to help you continue to build the skills to be a vital part of our important work.  Throughout there are many other employment opportunities with BASF.

Graduates with an interest in the following, can find opportunites at BASF:


Agricultural Science



Public Relations


Electrical engineering

Automotive engineering


Corporate Audit


Information Services

Patent Law

Marketing and sales



Supply Chain Management

Explore graduate opportunities in all the above and other areas of BASF, plus find out how to apply HERE


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