BASF Product Manager in Charlotte, 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 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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Product Manager (1801800) – Charlotte, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to develop and manage the assigned North American product portfolio to meet the financial and strategic objectives of the business.

The Dispersions & Resins business of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality resins, additives, colorants and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiberbonding, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, our customers benefit from innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry

Formula for Success

  • As a critical pivot-point in the organization, you will connect the external customer and market facing organizations with our operations team.

  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you maximize regional profitability of the product portfolio, return on assets, and develop business cases for new assets.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will coordinate regional strategy development and implementation for the assigned product portfolio in alignment with the Strategy Manager, Industry Marketing, and supporting functions, as well as collaborate with Supply Chain to define the inventory strategy of the portfolio across our network.

  • Leveraging your business savviness, you will define regional pricing guidelines in conjunction with Marketing, Sales and Controlling to maximize value-based pricing and profitability.

  • Your ability to review and analyze all industry segments will be essential as you define the regional product portfolio in collaboration with Industry Marketing Managers, oversee lifecycle management of the commercial portfolio, and participate in new product launches.

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.

Job: MARK - Marketing

Organization: N-EDN-Dispersions North America

Title: Product Manager

Location: NC-Charlotte

Requisition ID: 1801800