BASF Site Leader - Gordon, GA in Gordon, Georgia

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!

Site Director (1804659) – Gordon, GA

Where the Chemistry Happens

As the Site Director for our Middle Georgia manufacturing site, you will be responsible for all aspects of site management. You will have direct reporting responsibility for manufacturing, technical operations, operational excellence and QA/QC, with administrative or oversight responsibilities for support services. The Site Director is accountable for employee safety, site performance and maintaining the license to operate. You must maintain strong relations with the community and government entities involved in permitting and overall license to operate, as well as with key industry associations.

Formula for Success

  • Driving key decisions for the business, you will set site strategy, goals and action plans in line with business objectives, corporate initiatives and global strategies.

  • You will achieve annual safety, financial and productivity targets agreed with management

  • Your extensive plant operations experience and solid competencies in continuous improvement orientation and application of technology will be a valued asset as you direct staff in close cooperation with the Leadership Team, service functions, and global groups; you will direct and lead safety and environmental programs to minimize or eliminate accidents, incidents and violations.

  • Leveraging your strong leadership experience, you will drive the Site teams to meet and/or exceed customer expectations regarding product design, cost, and quality; you will Interface with supply chain and the business to prioritize production and ensure reliable, quality supply to customers.

  • Through your educational background and significant professional experience in manufacturing and operations environments, you will ensure that KPIs are set and monitored for cost, capital, raw material usage, analytical data, production, finished product packaging and transportation; you will ensure the hiring, development, training and retention of the workforce and foster collaboration with the Bargaining Unit to ensure harmonious industrial relations.

  • As a role model, you will build and develop talent through stretch goal-setting, accountability, and executing succession planning; you will create a working environment based on BASF's Mission, Vision and Value Statement that fosters teamwork, empowering site employees to achieve maximum results.

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.

Job: GEMA - General Management

Organization: N-EVP/K-Global Business Management Kaolin-60000134

Title: Site Leader - Gordon, GA

Location: GA-Gordon

Requisition ID: 1804659