BASF Technical Service Specialist - Automotive Refinish (Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas) in Louisville, Kentucky

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Do you have a global mindset and a passion for innovation and sustainability?

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.

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are looking for a Technical Service Specialist, Automotive Refinishing (1701612) for Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas, to provide technical support to our customers, both distribution and collision centers. Ideal location is Louisville, KY but Tennessee is also an option.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Provide customer support, both distribution and collision, by training, product demonstrations, trouble-shooting, and color matching.

  • Communicate across the refinish organization to drive customer retention, competitive conversions, improved product performance and development of new products.

  • Work with our R&D lab to identify and solve product complaints, a critical aspect of the position.

  • Be an innovator and push yourself and your team to be the best every day.

  • You will have your accomplishments recognized and rewarded.

  • You will get amazing growth opportunities.

  • You will know firsthand what it feels like to be surrounded by a global network of intelligent and gifted colleagues.

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 plus a minimum of three years of automotive refinish paint experience required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Automotive paint knowledge and application experience

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues to include application and color match issues in collision centers

  • Excellent product and technical knowledge

  • Ability to conduct training programs & lead product demonstrations; Promote a safe working environment

  • IT literacy

  • Ability to travel 75%

  • Bilingual language skills preferred


Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: N-ECN-Coatings Solutions North America

Title: Technical Service Specialist - Automotive Refinish (Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas)

Location: KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: 1701612