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BASF Regional Packaging Consultant - Hybrid 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 in 2021 as one of America’s Best Large Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Packaging Consultant/Engineer NA (2103104) – Florham Park, NJ

Where the Chemistr y Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team of Packaging Consultants (GPI/EC). In this role, you will act as Regional Packaging Consultant for North America and represent procurement of BASF in packaging related projects in North America. This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to think strategically to mitigate risks, solve problems and increase value.

Formula for Success

  • Successfully engaging within and outside the organization, you will cooperate with diverse business units of BASF and packaging suppliers.

  • Your ability to innovate and implement ideas to improve the cost, schedule, and execution of projects will be essential as you identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation and storage.

  • Leveraging your bachelor’s in engineering or another technical discipline and your understanding and application of technical packaging principles, specifications, theories and concepts, you will manage the development, qualification and optimization of packaging for new and existing according to equipment and safety regulations.

  • Applying your experience in Industrial, Food, Pharma, or Personal Care industries, you will provide technical ownership of your categories in North America and effectively manage your portfolio to optimize along cost, sustainability and other value drivers.

  • Demonstrating your ability to participate effectively in a team environment, you will work closely with procurement to optimize packaging supply base for cost, lead time, quality, standardization, and compliance with customer, regulatory, and internal requirements.

  • Utilizing your commercial know how and experience, you may co-develop category strategies, collaborate on contracting and negotiation and potentially lead and manage sourcing processes (e.g., RFI, RFQ, RFP) as appropriate in collaboration with the packaging category team.

  • Your strong organizational and computer skills will serve you well as you take care of respective data collection and documentation. You will also establish technical specifications and ensure effective maintenance of SAP data.

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: PROC - Procurement

Organization: GPI/EP-Packaging Procurement-63019885

Title: Regional Packaging Consultant - Hybrid

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 2103104

Other Locations: US-NJ-Florham Park