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BASF Technology Team Leader (Polyalcohols) 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 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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Technology Team Leader, Polyalcohols(1901207) – Freeport, TX

Wherethe Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to lead and manage the Technology Team for the Polyalcohols facility. This is a strategic position focused on the identification and implementation of projects that support and enable the manufacturing team to achieve the overall business goals with respect to manufacturing Polyalcohols safely, efficiently, and at the lowest cost.

Formula for Success

  • Your demonstrated ability to lead a team will serve you well as you develop high-performance teams that deliver positive results related to the enhancement of ideas generated by the technology team. This role will have you performing traditional management duties associated with leading a technical team.

  • Leveraging your education in Engineering (preferably Chemical) or a related technical discipline combined with your experience in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment, you will ensure the development and implementation of new innovations in production, cost, quality, safety, and people.

  • As a role model, you will mentor the development of the culture of innovation and growth within design technology.

  • Striving for innovation, you will be accountable for identifying and implementing best in class process technology.

  • Working strategically, you will develop and share your knowledge base of internal technology and external (competitor) technology. You will use this base to seek out opportunities for improvement.

  • Any knowledge and understanding you have of Process Safety Management will be a valued asset as you will be responsible for maintaining unit process safety documentation, automation strategy, and capital manufacturing representative responsibilities.

Leadership Expectations : As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

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.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-CIN/O-Operations Intermediates-63021701

Title: Technology Team Leader (Polyalcohols)

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1901207