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BASF in Seneca promotes pay increase, job fair, 55 open positions

SENECA, SC, June 13, 2022 – BASF’s site in Seneca announced today an increase in pay for employees and all open positions at the site. It also announced a job fair slated for Wednesday, June 15 from 1 – 6 p.m. at the Shaver Recreation Center (698 West Fourth Street in Seneca) so community members can learn more about BASF, its open jobs, comprehensive benefits and more.

BASF’s pay increase brings compensation up to $21.50 an hour for all starting positions.

BASF is currently recruiting for 55 open jobs at the site, including the following roles:

“We are proudly investing in our community, especially in our employees,” said Seneca Site Director Elba Lizardi. “We work hard to make BASF in Seneca a great place to work, one that is safe, diverse, inclusive and in a supportive and caring environment. We recognize that to attract and retain top talent, we need to offer top pay and incredible benefits, which is why we have increased pay annually over the past three years. We are continuing to look for people who want to grow their careers, especially as BASF moves towards its goal of 30 percent female leadership by 2030, so I encourage you to stop by our job fair to learn if a career at BASF might work for you.”

BASF offers full medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, along with 401k matching, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement for those looking to further their education, backup childcare, backup elder care, adoption assistance, maternity and paternity leave, infertility benefits, counseling, employee discounts on items such as appliances and travel, learning and development opportunities, foreign language education, legal assistance, health and wellness resources such as weight loss and movement programs, employee resource groups and much more. See a full list of benefits that BASF offers here, along with BASF’s periodic table of benefits below.

About BASF in Seneca

BASF is currently hiring. Hourly compensation starts at $21.50/hour and increases with experience. For more information, visit BASF’s site in Seneca is one of five BASF sites in South Carolina. The Seneca site employs 425 employees and additional contractors. This site is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metal refining facility. BASF customers use those products to produce a wide variety of products including pharmaceuticals, water treatment media for the removal of lead, arsenic and other impurities from drinking water, for fertilizers, herbicides, auto-emission catalysts, plastics, fragrances and more.

About BASF

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 $18.7 billion in 2020. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 110,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €59 billion in 2020. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at


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