BASF Global Sourcing Specialist in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Global Sourcing Specialist position is part of the Global Sourcing and Contracting team from BASF’s Crop Protection Division, located in Research Triangle Park, NC, reporting to the Global Sourcing Manager.

Global Sourcing Specialist (1700309)

As a Global Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for contract manufacturing coordination, strategy and support. The ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders of many different functions and organizational levels will be a key to success.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Perform risk management for key raw materials

  • Troubleshoot and lead corrective action initiatives

  • Manage internal transfer price negotiation

  • Ensure duty suspension/drawback tracking/expediting

  • Act as liaison to the Functional Procurement platform

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…

  • BS/BA Degree

  • 7 years of relevant work experience (i.e.: procurement, manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and/or engineering)

  • Direct experience with risk management

  • Excellent organizational, communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills; Ability to multi-task, deal with conflicting deadlines and priorities

We Also Look for…

  • MBA

  • Sourcing experience (i.e.: raw materials, packaging, logistic services, etc.)

Job: PROC - Procurement

Organization: (AP)-Crop Protection

Title: Global Sourcing Specialist

Location: NC-Research Triangle Park

Requisition ID: 1700309