BASF Analytical Services and Quality Manager - Geismar, LA in Geismar, Louisiana

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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Analytical Services and Quality Manager - Geismar, LA

The Analytical Services and Quality Manager is responsible for leading the Geismar Analytical Services organization which supports BASF’s Geismar, LA Manufacturing site BASF’s largest North American Manufacturing Site. High attention to Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) culture and performance is of highest priority and continuous engagement to strive for Best-in-Class performance is critical.

The Analytical Services and Quality Manager leads, coaches, develops, and mentors a large group of personnel representing Laboratory Analytics, Process Analyzer Analytics, and a Quality Systems Organization by leveraging strong and consistent sustainable processes are in place.

The role ensures that a strong relationship between Analytical Services and manufacturing/sales/marketing/logistics/regulatory/outside-analytics is maintained and continuously strengthened.

This position plays a key role on the Geismar leadership team ensuring the highest of quality support is provided to our various functional and Business Units within and external to the Geismar site. Ensuring knowledge growth and retention of the multifaceted organization is key to success. Furthermore, balancing high quality support with financial responsibility is important to success.

The Geismar, LA Manufacturing site is composed of more than 20 manufacturing facilities and is the largest integrated manufacturing site in North America. The site is located between Baton Rouge, LA and New Orleans, LA.

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.

Formula for Success:

  • Your experience in leading and building high performing teams will contribute to the coaching, development and mentorship of a large group of professionals representing Laboratory Analytics, Process Analyzer Analytics, and a Quality Systems Organization and will ensure strong and consistent sustainable processes are in place

  • Your leadership presence, prioritization and ongoing integration of Environmental, Health, and Safety will advance the culture and success of the Geismar Site.

  • You will own and oversee the Geismar Site Quality Program, involving ISO9001, FSMA, cGMP, among other certifications

  • Your strategic alignment with relevant external business partners such as global quality, regulatory organizations, IT and supply chain will ensure successful execution on key targets and compliance and customer satisfaction across the Geismar site

  • Leveraging your strong desire to build and sustain strong partnerships, you will quickly strengthen and maintain relationships within Analytical services and manufacturing, sales, marketing, logistics, regulator and outside-analytics

  • Your direction setting of key Learning and Development initiatives will create a sustainable culture of knowledge growth and retention of the organization

  • You will ensure key processes are consistent and optimized among the various laboratories

  • Your attention and support of Continuous Improvement will ensure sustainable analytical and quality efficiency and value to those impacted

  • Your experience balancing high quality support with sound financial responsibility will be important to your success in this role

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.

Job: QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance

Organization: NCG-Utilities-63000829

Title: Analytical Services and Quality Manager - Geismar, LA

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1803077