BASF Field Technical Service Rep II - Automotive Coatings (MBUSI Vance, AL) in Birmingham, Alabama

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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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Field Technical Service Representative II, Automotive Coatings for Vance, AL. This position is located at the customer production facility.

Sales at BASF revolves around the customer experience and driving profitable growth. The foundation for this is a strong team that brings specific application, industry and market knowledge in order to understand the diverse markets where we play and build trusting and satisfying customer relationships.

Field Technical Service Representative II, Automotive Coatings (1701757)

You will support the sale of BASF products and services at a specific account site or region by monitoring the use of products in customer’s applications, responding to customer requirements, and enforcing product quality/performance specifications. You will support new product/application development and launches while demonstrating the technical and professional expertise to enhance the reputation of BASF with the customer. You will monitor and control key performance indicators within product service environments to drive problem resolution and product improvement initiatives that are critical to customer performance expectations.

Formula for Success: You Will…

· E ffectively support the customer and adapt to the daily challenges within the production environment to ensure that customer’s production and quality targets are met.

· Manage the day-to-day customer communication and conflict

· Ensure the performance of BASF products and services

· Provide material forecasting and inventory management

· Support BASF product launches / optimization

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.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For In You...

· High school diploma required; Bachelor or Associate degree preferred

· 2 years of experience working with automotive OEMs on a technical level or relevant experience required; coatings experience preferred

· Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SAP

· Coatings knowledge: Application, quality and performance requirements, defect identification

· Problem identification, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and resolution

· Verbal and written communication skills

· Interpersonal skills

BASFRS

Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: N-ECN-Coatings Solutions North America

Title: Field Technical Service Rep II - Automotive Coatings (MBUSI Vance, AL)

Location: AL-Birmingham

Requisition ID: 1701757