BASF Logistics Manager in Manati, Puerto Rico

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…

BASF Agricultural Products de Puerto Rico, recognized as one of Puerto Rico Best Employers, is searching for a Logistics Manager to oversee the warehouse operations and resources, including the development and coordination of the necessary trainings and procedures that allow the operation of the warehouse, in compliance with all regulations.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Shipdifferent Finished Goods, Bulks, Intermediate Products, product samplesand other materials to different BASF subsidiaries and/or affiliates, incompliance with the different Corporate and Governmental Regulations (suchas Customs, FIFRA, DOT, IATA, IMDG and Dangerous Goods regulations andothers) and International Regulations (ICAO, etc.).

  • Manage Shippingand Receiving areas as well as all the Transportation area, includingExport & Import shipments.

  • Coordinatethe US Customs import entries in conjunction with the US Customs Broker,and act as the plant liaison with US Customs.

  • PrepareDepartmental Budget.

  • Verify,track and code the transportation & demurrage invoices to be sent forpayment approval.

  • Generatethe technical purchase orders for the Department in the SAP system.

  • Negotiateocean international and all air transportation rates with carriers, inaddition to assisting the Corporate Transportation Team during any biddingprocess.

  • Liaisonbetween the plant, the BASF Corporate Foreign Trade Team and USCustoms.

  • Assureall import documents and processes are in compliance with the BASFCorporate and US Customs regulations.

  • Supportthe Global Transportation Team during the yearly bid negotiations.

  • Representthe site as Hazmat Coordinator to assure compliance with Corporate andFederal Regulations.

  • Providetechnical support to the areas in the packaging preparation for suchmaterials, to ensure compliance with regulations.

  • Ensurecoordination of the warehouse space to meet all EHS, cross-contaminationand MC requirements for the materials stored.

  • Coordinatethe loading/unloading operations of raw materials, packaging components,in-process materials, such as Reworks and Bulks, and the differentFinished Goods Products manufactured in Manati.

  • Ensurethe availability of necessary tools and equipment to support theoperations.

  • Managethe Receiving area for packaging components, Raw Materials, TechnicalMaterials, Intermediates, Manufacturing Supplies and miscellaneoussupplies.

CreateYour Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

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.


Ingredientsfor Success: What We Look for in You…

  • BA orBS in logistics, science, engineering or related field with minimum of(10) ten years of experience in a logistics or supply chain relatedposition.

  • Experiencesupervising exempt employees.

  • Computerliterate in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point required; MSAccess, MS Project preferred).

  • Experienceworking with SAP, Bar Code System, others.

  • Experiencein Importing & Exporting, domestically and internationally.

  • Certificationand/or Training in DOT, IATA, IMDG, 49CFR, Imports and Exports, DangerousGoods.

  • Bilingual(English and Spanish).

You may also have:

  • Certificationand/or Training in FIFRA, Other Transportation Certifications.

  • LeanSix Sigma certification - Green or Black Belt.

  • WarehouseManagement Systems experience.

Job: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

Title: Logistics Manager

Location: PR-Manati

Requisition ID: 1702451