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BASF Site Director - Attapulgus, GA in Attapulgus, Georgia

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. 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 2020. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Site Director (2002393) - Attapulgus, GA

As Site Director, you impart leadership, direction, and focus for all manufacturing activities at the Attapulgus, Ga. Catalyst Site. This includes leadership for a broad range of activities including EH&S, Operations (Production and Maintenance), Operational Excellence, Technical, and capital projects necessary to support Catalysts growth plans. In addition, you ensure that all processes and activities comply with BASF policies, regulations and our values for safety, quality, environmental and financial stewardship. The Site Director interacts with various business and support organizations across BASF in fulfilling the mission of the business, site and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Formula for Success… Leveraging your proven leadership and development of high performing teams, your diverse manufacturing experience with a demonstrated track record of manufacturing achievement in the critical success areas of EH&S, cost efficiency, quality improvement, cycle time reduction, asset optimization, and application of leading edge methods and technologies, you will…

  • Lead the Site Team at Attapulgus to excellence in EHS performance; manufacturing capability; as well as to meet customer expectations in quality, service, and delivery

  • Drive a culture where your continuous improvement in culture, facilities and technology results in breakthrough performance and a collaborative and empowered work environment

  • Identify and manage all operational risks including EHS, regulatory, quality, cost, equipment optimization and reliability

  • Analyze complex technical, operational and financial data, developing and implementing budget, objectives, personnel plans, inventory management, and capital plans aligned with the strategic objectives of the business supported by Attapulgus

  • Develop and implement manufacturing and asset strategies which ensure assets are aligned with business strategies; ensure technology transfers are issue-free; as well as provide for reliable & flexible product availability while maximizing asset utilization

  • Coach, influence, motivate and manage 6 direct reports responsible for Operations, Logistics, Quality & Continuous Improvement, Site Maintenance, Project Engineering & Asset Management, and EHS, with indirect responsibility for Controlling, and Supply Chain Planning; Process Development (GCP) also resides at the site; Overall responsibility for all BASF team members, visitors and contractors located at the site (approximately 180-200 employees on site)

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.

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Organization: G-CCP/R-Global Refinery Catalysts-63017978

Title: Site Director - Attapulgus, GA

Location: GA-Attapulgus

Requisition ID: 2002393