Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Scientist
AtBASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancingeconomic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, weare building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?sleading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meetthe current and future needs of society through science and innovation. Weachieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operationalexcellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious,long-term goals. Weprovide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis onprocess safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in and are always working to form the best team?especially from within,through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for ouremployees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gaininsights from them to further advance our collective expertise. AtBASF, we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASFhas been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectivelyinvolving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developingand executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to createsolutions for a sustainable future Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Scientist (1805062)? Wyandotte, MI Wherethe Chemistry Happens DataAnalytics is a core contributor to innovation. Data Analytics comprisesStatistics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence for all kinds ofmaterials, systems, and processes at BASF. We support the live cycle of amaterial from ideation in research to quality management in production. Ifa system observes its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance ofsuccess at a given goal, we call it Artificial Intelligence (AI). The missionof the Data Analytics team is to learn from leading institutions in academiaand commerce in the region, to develop ML models and algorithms in a globalcontext, and to incubate AI systems in North-America. Weare searching for a professional like you to play a key role in the planning,design and execution of machine learning and artificial intelligenceapplications to accomplish project objectives. Youwill disseminate the value proposition of data science in our R&Dorganization. Through machine learning and artificial intelligence, you enableregular researchers to integrate sophisticated mathematical models into theirlab workflow, e.g. by developing tailored apps. Youwill actively engage with labs, translate the scientific problems at their endinto mathematical ones, build machine learning models that solve them and makethe solutions accessible through apps. You will be relied on to provideknowledge and expertise in achieving research targets, interpreting results,and reporting them to key stakeholders.Formulafor Success
Leveraging your academic
background in data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or
a related scientific discipline, you will contribute to a research
direction that provides innovation and breakthrough advantages for the
business by delivering tailored machine learning and AI solutions.Your familiarity with differentanalytical areas of expertise in AI (e.g., machine/reinforcement learning,statistics, analytics) will be critical as you explore technical possibilitiesand create ideas together with internal non-AI-expert business partners.Successfully engaging across the organization,you will interact frequently with colleagues who are specialists at non-digitalresearch disciplines.Relying on your strong programming skills (preferablyPython and/or R), you will contribute to the development of applications thatmake complex machine learning models accessible to both lab technicians andbusiness partners.Your strong communication skills help us bridgethe gap between mathematics and real world applications.Create Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer YouAddingvalue to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suiteof benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to supportyou?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, youcreate your own chemistry.Thetotal rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck.From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning,we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large,global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionally andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.BASFprovides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities tohelp you make the most of your talents and your job.