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BASF Supply Chain Manager 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 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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Supply Chain Manager, ChemicalIntermediates (CIN) (1901812) – Geismar, LA

Wherethe Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to lead continuous process improvement within the Chemical Intermediates (CIN) Supply Chain organization with direct responsibility for coaching and developing a team of supply professionals responsible for finite scheduling, raw material planning, supply network planning (SNP), loadrack scheduling, collaborating with site logistics and import planning processes. As a key leader within the Chemical Intermediate Supply Chain Organization, we will rely on you to direct inventory and planning processes to ensure that materials and products are available when needed to satisfy plant and customer requirements. You will be critical to ensuring end-to-end accountability needed in the business to improve delivery reliability, the customer experience, and drive growth for our business in North America.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your bachelor’s degreeand professional experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Operations, ProductManagement or Marketing, you will support the overall Sales and OperationPlanning process for the business including continuous process improvement, costcontainment, KPI adherence and product portfolio management.

  • Your strong knowledge of Supply ChainManagement and Manufacturing concepts is essential as you will identify andimplement improvements in department Supply Chain Management policies,processes, and procedures to ensure end-to-end accountability needed in thebusiness to improve delivery reliability and drive growth for ChemicalIntermediates in North America.

  • Leading a team of cross-functionalprofessionals, you will encourage and coach team members to strive foroperational excellence by continually challenging old methods or ways of thinkingand taking responsible risks to maximize results.

  • As a role model, you will promote innovativethinking as well as focusing on quality within work.

  • Your solid business acumen will be avalued asset as you identify risks for the supply chain, provide probabilitythat the risk will occur, and evaluate "what-if" scenarios to provideunderstanding of the impact within the organization.

  • Yoursuperior analytical skills, combined with your thorough knowledge of currentSCM concepts and ERP systems, will allow you to develop your team inidentifying and implementing cost saving opportunities as well as leveragingbest practice supply chain concepts within the organization.

  • Your excellent communication,reporting, and presentation skills, as well as interpersonal, negotiation,influencing and networking skills, will allow you to bring to resolution any conflictsand/or challenges collaborating with Product Management, 3PLs, CorporateFunctions and Global Supply Partners.

  • Your strong skills relative toproject coordination, time management, multi-tasking, and delivering oncommitments is critical to this role.

Leadership Expectations :As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the companythrough people. Our top candidate willbe expected to enable greater personal success among our employees throughquality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders atBASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed toimplement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach anddevelop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevantdevelopment assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating andchallenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committedto "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time theyare creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value fromdiversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safetyculture in which all accidents are 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 eithercurrently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation WorkerIdentification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Job: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Organization: N-CIN/SC-Intermediates NA Supply Chain-60000172

Title: Supply Chain Manager

Location: LA-Geismar

Requisition ID: 1901812

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