BASF Technology Team Leader 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 in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Technology Team Leader, Industrial Petrochemicals(1900740) – Freeport, TX

Wherethe Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to lead the Industrial Petrochemicals Technology Team located in Freeport & Pasadena, TX. The technology team will support process safety, process improvements via continuous improvement & capital projects and technology innovation. In this role, you must ensure the team interacts with other technology teams within BASF, as well as with the manufacturing, logistics, continuous improvement and safety teams. The area of focus for this position with be Alcohols, Plasticizers, Hydrogen & Syngas.

Formulafor Success

  • Yourstrong interpersonal and communication skills will be a valued asset asyou maintain appropriate communication within BASF North America & otherregions / divisions.You will alsosupport team members’ interaction with these stakeholders.

  • Leveragingyour education in Chemical Engineering and related industrial experience (particularlyleadership experience in technologies similar to those of IndustrialPetrochemicals), you will supervise the project work of others and serve as the functional anddisciplinary lead of a team comprised of Engineers / Technologists. Thiswill include conducting performance appraisals and recruitment of new teammembers, as required.

  • Yourcommitment to safety will be critical as you audit compliance to regulatory and internal safety standards and help with the implementation of bestpractices.The team will beresponsible for implementation of the specific Global Safety Concepts forthe processes in Industrial Petrochemicals.

  • Drivingstrategic decisions for the business, you will develop and implement astrategy for further development of the technologies and your team members.

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 enablegreater personal success among our employees through quality peopledevelopment, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are rolemodels to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF'sstrategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team membersto reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments,opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drivehigh performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best"internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusiveenvironment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leaderat BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidentsare preventable.

CreateYour 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 currentlypossess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker IdentificationCredential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Job: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-CPN/O-Operations Industrial Petrochemicals-60000145

Title: Technology Team Leader

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1900740