Global Performance Chemicals Technology Manager - McIntosh, AL Job

Global Performance Chemicals Technology Manager - McIntosh, AL-1800514
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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Global Performance Chemicals Technology Manager (1800514) – McIntosh, AL
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are looking for a professional like you to develop and co-implement global manufacturing strategies for plastic additives to meet market, quality, registration, and environmental requirements. In this role, you will reduce raw material and variable manufacturing cost, set-up implementation plans for process improvement-/capacity expansion-related capital investments, and minimize idle plant charges. You will serve as the technological focal point for the products and intermediates under responsibility, as well as own toll manufacturing and de-bottlenecking initiatives.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include 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 and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
- Leveraging your educational and professional background in a Chemical industry-related discipline with experience in plant operations, process development, or a similar function, you will review existing global sourcing concepts (e.g., key raw materials, intermediates) to reduce cost and achieve the best cost position for Performance Chemicals.
- Successfully engaging across the organization, you will represent Performance Chemicals globally in discussions with Performance Chemicals Marketing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Formulation, Registration, and other Regional Business Units for the products within the patron's responsibility.
- Your commitment to continuous improvement will be a valued asset as you review and monitor established KPIs to determine where upgrades in technology should be applied, and initiate process improvement and engineering work.
- Your experience with economic feasibility studies will be essential as you collect data, review information, and write justifications for bigger capital improvement/capacity expansion projects.
- Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will play a key role in the development and review of the site capital investment plan with responsibility for improvement/capacity expansion projects.
- Serving as a role model, you will ensure EHS and QA guidelines are implemented at BASF and custom manufacturer sites.
Primary Location: US-AL-McIntosh
Function: APTE - Appl. Technology
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EVP-Performance Chemicals

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