BASF Marketing Manager - Oxo-C4 Alcohols and Standard Acrylic Monomers in Houston, Texas

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Marketing Manager - Oxo-C4 Alcohols and Standard AcrylicMonomers (1804449)– Houston, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a talented professional like you to develop and implement strategies, market intelligence, segment and product marketing plans, and pricing in North America. You will work in close collaboration with Sales, Controlling, Product Management, and internal downstream divisions, as well as corporate functions such as Legal and Purchasing. Additionally, you will have significant interaction with global counterparts as well.

In this role, you will ensure business on a re-investment level and guarantee long term supply to the downstream internal businesses by interacting and understanding other business units’ dynamics and demand projections, while maintaining targeted sales presence into the merchant market.

Formulafor Success

  • Leveragingyour education in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Business and yourprofessional experience in Marketing and/or Sales, you will be responsible forthe marketing of Oxo-C4 Alcohols & Standard Acrylic Monomers product lineswith focus on both internal downstream users and external customers to ensurelong term presence.

  • Demonstratingyour strong business and financial acumen, you will formulate and implement market and product strategies for the regionthat maximize financial results and complements the global strategy, includingjustifying investments.

  • Drivingstrategic decisions for the business, you will secure the necessary market andcompetitor intelligence by monitoring the market environment, pricedevelopments, tracking of selected related industry segments, dynamics andtrends on key raw materials, technology trends and changes, competitivelandscape, imports and exports balances, and overseas arbitrage monitoring.

  • Yourexperience developing product marking plans and segment marketing plans areessential as you take responsibility for the marketing interaction with thedownstream users by developing formal presentations, collecting andunderstanding long term internal demand, exchange of market intelligence, and developing joint projects and joint market approaches for the benefit of thevalue chain.

  • Successfullyengaging outside of the organization, you will maintain and fosterrelationships with customers, consultants & industry associations.

  • Yourstrong understanding of financial analysis will be a valued asset as yousupport price model development.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer 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: MARK - Marketing

Organization: N-CPN/IA-Business Mgt-C4 Oxo / Acrylic Monomers-60000547

Title: Marketing Manager - Oxo-C4 Alcohols and Standard Acrylic Monomers

Location: TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 1804449