BASF Digital Innovation Manager in Florham Park, New Jersey

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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 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.

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Innovation Management team within BASF Information Services and Supply Chain Operations makes use of new technology trends such as Artificial Intelligence or Smart Materials in order to support diverse BASF businesses along their individual digitalization journey. Through our versatile network of internal and external partners, we initiate and implement Innovation Projects together with our business partners in a Start Up like approach.

Digital Innovation Manager (1801566)– Florham Park, NJ OR San Francisco, CA

Formulafor Success: You Will…

  • Screen,analyze, and evaluate market and technology trends that can help addressglobal megatrends and maintain BASF’s position as a world leader indiverse industries (e.g., construction, health and nutrition, performancematerials).

  • Bringproject ideas to life; maturing unstructured ideas to proof-of-conceptsand prototypes in partnership with business partners and other keystakeholders.

  • Turnsuccessful innovation projects into new products or services that serveour customers’ strategic goals.

  • Cultivaterelationships, manage innovation communities, and spark open innovationwith industry leaders, academic institutions, start-ups, and others tocreate synergistic partnerships that accelerate BASF innovation andaffiliated technologies.

  • Presentideas and results to build our team’s network and reputation. You willalso design and lead informative, thought-provoking events that spreadinnovation thinking at BASF.

  • Plan andcontrol project budgets, actively pursuing alignment and meeting approvalprocesses.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer 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.

Ingredients for Success: What WeLook for in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,or a related field and at least 2 years of experience building orevaluating software in a professional environment.

  • Understand product development, and have knowledge ofcommon methodologies, such as agile or rapid prototyping.

  • Inspired by emerging digital technologies and have astrong interest in learning more.

  • Have comfort operating in the abstract, but can turnideas into concrete projects for diverse BASF markets.

  • Have an entrepreneurial drive, and demonstratepersistence to achieve results quickly.

  • Are a people-person, enabling you to workcollaboratively and build networks with colleagues, customers, and vendorsaround the world.

  • Have an active network working on/in emergingtechnology.

Job: ITSE - Information Technology & Services

Organization: G-FSI-Global IT Delivery

Title: Digital Innovation Manager

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1801566

Other Locations: US-CA-San Francisco