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BASF Turnaround Leader in Freeport, Texas

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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!

Turnaround Leader (1902935) – Freeport, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to plan, lead, and drive the successful execution of all assigned phases of the turnaround (TAR) management process for the assigned Intermediates and Petrochemical plant(s). You will be charged with providing expert leadership and management to the execution teams to ensure the safe, efficient, and effective performance of Turnaround and Outage maintenance by BASF employees and contractors.

Formula for Success

  • Your strong leadership skills will be essential as you will lead a team of up to 25 direct reports and 1,000 indirect employees/contractors to successfully complete large, complex TAR projects.

  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will assist in the development of multiple 5-year plans, budgets ($10M to $70M), schedules, and organizations in line with business unit objectives.

  • Leveraging your professional experience in managing large TARs, you will ensure the execution of continuous process improvement methodologies such as LEAN and OpEx.

  • Serving as a trusted role model, you will direct the talent development and succession planning process for staff and provide coaching and mentoring to assist employees to become successful.

  • Your commitment to safety will be critical as you promote employee awareness of safe working practices and behaviors.

  • Your knowledge of SAP and accounting practices will be a valued asset as you manage activities associated with maintenance and projects work.

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-CPN/OOM-Technical and Maintenance Site Services-63022227

Title: Turnaround Leader

Location: TX-Freeport

Requisition ID: 1902935