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BASF HR Manager (EM) 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 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 2019. 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!

Human Resources Manager - EM (1902383) – Florham Park, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our HR team at our headquarters in Florham Park, NJ. In this role, you will be responsible for HR consulting and Talent Management.

You will use your skills and education to:

HR Consulting

  • Be a partner for the Business in projects, investment projects and strategic initiatives. You will develop and maintain strong lines of communications, within your function HR and into other departments, functions and group companies.

  • Lead special projects w/ business and/or functions; own and lead specific HR projects in the annual HR operational plan and participate in functional and crossfunctional initiatives; ensure HR initiatives and programs align with business direction and goals.

  • Provide custom solutions for Division Care Chemicals.

  • Act as a liaison between Division and HR service platform to ensure that HR services are aligned with the needs of Care Chemicals.

  • Ensure pulse of organization to anticipate their needs and concerns and serve as an employee advocate when necessary.

  • Review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve HR processes and initiatives

  • Ensure timely completion of annual HR processes (performance evaluation, merit increases, talent planning, personnel planning, etc.).

  • Seek alignment on new or changed processes on a regional and global scale.

  • Demonstrate the ability to influence decisions on issues, learnings, and processes.

  • When you delegate tasks, you are able to review the work and provide feedback.

Talent Development

  • Support, monitor and develop concepts for talent identification

  • Support talent management and planning to meet current and future business needs. Participate in the staffing process

  • Partner with leaders to ensure a strong leadership, empowerment, and inclusive culture

  • Offer full transparency on and steer internal talent pools and development measures

  • Have responsibility for personnel conclaves of Care Chemicals in North America and implement measures in order to develop talent within EM and also cross-divisionally

  • Coach Talent and Managers on competencies and development needs

  • Represent the topic talent development for North America (EM) and ensure global alignment within Division Care Chemicals


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 10 years of related experience

  • Ability to manage projects and achieve objectives using your own judgement and planning

  • High degree of human relations skills

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: HRES - Human Resources

Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals North America-60000059

Title: HR Manager (EM)

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1902383