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BASF BBS Implementation Leader in Beachwood, Ohio

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Exposure Reduction Process (Behavior-Based Safety) Implementation Leader (1903399) – Virtual location or Beachwood, OH

Where the Chemistry Happens

Manufacturing at Construction Chemicals consists of a diverse group of employees, including engineers, operators, technicians, chemists, craftsmen, logistics professionals, and support services who work collaboratively to drive product creation and implementation. From process analysis and optimization, to product production and material movements, plant design, plant construction, and the commissioning of major production facilities, manufacturing at Construction Chemicals calls for specialists with exceptional technical, mathematical, and scientific knowledge. Efficiency, excellence, and safety of our manufacturing operations ultimately ensures that Construction Chemicals products meet the needs of its customers.

We are seeking an Exposure Reduction Process Implementation Leader who will be primarily an internal consultant responsible for developing, launching, and monitoring implementation of Exposure Reduction Process (ERP) activities at multiple locations.

You will be the primary interface with BASF Sites to communicate and support and execute ERP strategic initiatives. You will work as a partner with the Sites to formulate a business plan and implementation strategy using both ERP technologies and locally developed programs.

You will be expected to deliver polished and highly effective presentations, facilitate training, field coaching and workshops to employees at all levels. While support will take several forms including phone/conference calls and virtual presentations, a significant amount of time will be expected to be provided “hands-on” via on-site visits. You will provide updates and share knowledge and insights with other Implementation Leaders as well as their respective Site Leadership, Business Unit Leadership, Hub Managers, and other leadership as necessary.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Client Excellence

  • Ensure that Site and/or business needs are fully discussed and regularly meet with leadership to identify successes and challenges.

  • Mange project quality and to flex implementation schedule to meet site operational needs.

  • Conduct quality and customer satisfaction discussions to ensure implementation is driving the expected change.

  • Raise any client excellence issues to the Program Manager.

  • Conduct Culture Assessments at site level

  • Plan, set-up, and support survey implementation.

  • Conduct focus groups.

  • Interpret results and develop findings and recommendations.

  • Assist in development of a plan to share assessment results.

  • Develop an ERP Action Plan with Site leadership teams.

  • Monitor plan progress and support site leaders in removing barriers and obstacles for achieving plan success and safety outcomes.

  • Implement BBS technology at the site level

  • Develop a detailed site implementation plan including schedule, resources, and measures of success.

  • Assist site leadership team in the development of a communication plan for the implementation.

  • Ensure that leaders understand ERP technology and recognize their role in a successful implementation.

  • Work with site leaders to identify strategy and areas of focus for leadership development.

  • Conduct leadership workshops and in-field coaching for site level leadership (managers/supervisors).

  • Assist site in creation of a ERP steering team.

  • Train steering committee to implement ERP technology and provide on-going support.

  • Conduct Sustainability Reviews for ERP Implementations and Safety Leadership skills.

  • Management of Project

  • Manage all logistics of project including, but not limited to, materials ordering, scheduling of events, and survey setup.

  • Ensure project stays on budget and on plan.

  • Quickly raise issues and concerns about an implementation to the Project Manager.

  • Complete monthly status reports and update process and safety metrics.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Experience working in process manufacturing or a chemical-related industry preferred.

  • Strong analytical, consultative, and diagnostic skills.

  • Proven ability to plan and organize projects strongly preferred; outstanding written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Demonstrated performance/experience training and coaching employees at all levels is desirable; demonstrated ability to drive change.

  • Must be willing/able to travel 50%.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal, relationship building, advocacy and buy-in skills, and driving sustainable solutions.

  • Knowledge of implementing a Behavior Based Safety programs is a plus.

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.

Job: OCSE - Occupational Safety & Environmental

Organization: N-EBN/A-Construction Chemicals North America-63023889

Title: BBS Implementation Leader

Location: OH-Beachwood

Requisition ID: 1903399