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BASF Product Steward 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 Steward – Charlotte, NC - 1904358

Where the Chemistry Happens

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, adhesives, construction chemicals, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing.

As a member of the Dispersions & Resins North American Product Safety & Stewardship team, you will serve as a trusted partner and advisor to your business segment stakeholders. You will directly contribute to the success of our business by supporting business strategies and new product launches, steering your segments to address new and changing regulations as well as industry trends, and by helping customers to understand and demonstrate compliance to relevant chemical regulations. This dynamic position is expected to lead in cross-functional environments with Business Management, Marketing, Product Management, Technical Service, R&D, Quality, Toxicology, and Product Regulatory colleagues in North America as well as with global regulatory contacts in Europe, Asia Pacific and Central & South America.

For further information about the Dispersions & Resins business in North America, please visit .

Formula for Success

  • Connecting your understanding of product applications and markets with known hazards, you will characterize product risk along the value chain and implement risk management controls in accordance with BASF’s Responsible Care commitment.

  • Participating in industry associations and monitoring changes in the regulatory environment, you will track strategic issues and opportunities for your business segments, keep business stakeholders informed and engage in advocacy efforts, as appropriate.

  • Collaborating with the global new substance notification coordinator and product regulatory experts across regions, you will support new substance registrations to enable global product distribution.

  • Engaging with product managers, R&D and manufacturing partners, you will support Management of Change activities reviewing and communicating the impact on product stewardship topics and actively managing issues to resolution.

  • Demonstrating your leadership capabilities, you will mentor and develop team members to enhance business understanding, maximize efficiency and maintain intense customer focus.

  • Translating complex regulations into easily understandable information, you will support the education, training and proactive advisement of customers and internal colleagues.

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: TOXS - Toxicology & Product Safety

Organization: N-EDN/S-Supply Chain-63022476

Title: Product Steward

Location: NC-Charlotte

Requisition ID: 1904358