BASF Plant Manager, SAP - Freeport, TX in Freeport, Texas

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 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 and Glassdoor as one of America’s Best Employers in 2018. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the ChemistryHappens

Plant Manager, SAP –Freeport, TX (1900757)

As the Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) Plant Manager, you will establish strategic goals, objectives, operational budgets and strategic targets for the following departments that fall under the Plant Manager’s responsibility: Production, Technology, Process Laboratory, Asset Management, Supply Chain, and Warehouse. You will be responsible for all aspects of Asset Management for North American the Manufacturing including development of a long-term asset strategy (Asset Target Picture), a medium-term asset management plan, CAPEX plan development and implementation, and budget management.

You will sit on the Petrochemicals Leadership Team for safety related topics (A/B Incident Reviews, Safety Meetings) and serve as the North American SAP Manufacturing primary point of contact for Global Operations, Technology and Supply Chain, Key Account Leaders, Global Quality Assurance, and Global EH&S. You will establish an environment that fosters a customer first, winning together spirit.

Formula for Success:

  • Leveraging your academic background in Chemistry, Engineering or another technical discipline, you will maintain full responsibility and accountability for a fixed cost budget including budget setting, monitoring, management and communication; you will serve as a gatekeeper for plant modifications including management of change (MOC)

  • Your extensive operations experience in a manufacturing environment will allow you to identify and implement work process changes, knowledge transfer requirements, and methods to enable transitions required to support the organization

  • Tapping in to your experience with LEAN methodology and tools and continuous improvement methods, you will be responsible for the development and execution of Operational Excellence programs to foster continuous improvement

  • Your proven supervisory and leadership Skills will serve you well as you coach and develop personnel into high performance teams that exemplify the culture and behaviors required by BASF; you will also identify training needs of the Production, Technology, Quality, Asset Management and Supply Chain teams and leverage the Learning and Development Coordinator role to provide necessary training opportunities

  • You will interface directly with key customers to demonstrate commitment to quality, housekeeping and delivery reliability

  • As part of the Freeport Site Leadership Team, representing the SAP business, you will lead customer visits and audits to ensure that Freeport is maintaining a good standing with our customers and meeting and/or exceeding their expectations

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: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-CPN-RBU Petrochemicals North America-60000018

Title: Plant Manager, SAP - Freeport, TX

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1900757