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BASF Account Manager - Semiconductor in Hillsboro, Oregon

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Account Manager: Semiconductor – Hillsboro, OR

The Account Manager position will be part of the Electronic Materials team in NA and will be based in Hillsboro, OR, supporting the overall success of the Global Electronic Materials business. This position will report to the Head of Business, NA.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

At BASF Electronic Materials, we uphold a relentless passion to innovate the future of electronics with our customers by equipping them with the essential solutions and technologies to continuously succeed in the competitive electronics industry. BASF has been supplying electronic materials for more than 30 years. The experience we have earned and the chemical expertise we possess enables us to offer outstanding products and solutions to our customers. At BASF, we offer high purity and quality process chemicals and specialized solutions for semiconductors, flat panel displays, lighting such as LED. With our team of passionate, dedicated experts from all facets of the industry fields working closely with our customers worldwide, we are steadfast in our philosophy to deliver the quality excellence, reliable services, and innovative solutions that exceed the highest standards.

As an Account Manager, you will play a critical role in maintaining and expanding Electronic Materials business in the semiconductor area. You will be responsible identifying new opportunities and building relationships with NA Semi customers. The position requires a good understanding of specialty chemicals business, a result-oriented mindset, and good interpersonal and communication skills.

Formula for Success:

Your customer focus and business acumen will be essential, as you build relationships with your accounts and deliver sales results.

Drive New Business Development through active engagement and project execution. Using your ability to identify business opportunities and develop appropriate strategies and relationships, you will utilize account management skills to deliver growth and promote the Electronic Materials portfolio with both existing and new accounts.

Monitors and records market changes and demands, collect and provide a full US market analysis on competitive landscape and customer needs for developing a growth plan for target customers.

Assist with customer requests on quality and sustainability requirements and escalate as needed.

Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives.

You will be a strong connector both at your accounts and internally.

You will be a strong connector both at your accounts, as well as internally.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You

Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, MBA degree is preferred

Developing customer-focused, differentiated, and sustainable solutions; prior commercial experience in specialty chemicals is preferred

Competencies: ability to communicate with and influence all levels of the organization, including senior management; excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation skills

Language requirement: Excellent verbal and written communications skills

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. #dispersionsresins&additives