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BASF Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Port Arthur or Houston, TX (Hybrid) in Houston, Texas

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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.

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!

Senior HR Business Partner, Port Arthur or Houston (Hybrid)

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Manufacturing Business Partner will deploy multiple Talent Solutions and Human Capital Initiatives enabling leaders to fully engage their people, which in turn translates into business results.

As a HR Business Partner, your primary responsibility will be to provide strategic HR support and guidance to our Port Arthur Manufacturing facilities leadership team. You will be required to work at the Port Arthur facility at least two days a week. You will develop and integrate short and long term strategic human resources initiatives to support the business needs. You will be responsible providing day to day HR and employee relations support to the site. Beyond the support of the Port Arthur site, you will be a member of the North American Petrochemical Human Resources Group and will provide HR support for division-wide day-to-day issues and larger initiatives and projects.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your experience in the business of HR, you will act as a liaison between division and HR service platform to ensure that HR services are aligned with the needs of the business.

  • You will provide day to day employee relations support, including conducting investigations, facilitating recruiting along with your Talent Acquisition partner, conduction performance review calibrations. You will also be responsible for monitoring headcount to ensure it aligns with the budget.

  • Utilizing your demonstrated ability to influence for impact, and your business acumen you will partner with leaders to ensure a strong leadership, empowerment, and inclusive culture.

  • Combining your excellent Negotiation and Consulting skills, you will review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve HR processes and initiatives, where needed, as well as plan and administer important functions, such as performance management, compensation planning, talent management, learning and development, and personnel planning.

  • Your ability to navigate a highly matrixed company will serve you well, as you will identify opportunities to shape Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Engagement and Culture strategies at a site level in partnership with Corporate NA Employee Relations and Legal areas.

  • Displaying your exceptional oral, written and communication skills, and your ability to navigate complex and often ambiguous situations, providing leadership for colleagues and clients, you will coach unit leaders and their leadership team members to connect business strategy to people strategy, build capability, and for higher performance. You will also reinforce leader accountability in the areas of Talent, Leadership, Organization and Culture.

  • Applying your unique change management approach and practices, you will develop a regional talent strategy for the unit, know talent within the organization and of your competitors, including where to find it. You will also take full ownership of retention of critical talent in the unit and coordinate topics regarding headcount.

  • Your advanced analytical skills and mindset and your project management skills will be key, as you develop and execute human strategy initiatives covering Workforce Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Assessment and Culture.


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: HRES - Human Resources

Organization: N-CPN/H-Human Resources-63024487

Title: Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Port Arthur or Houston, TX (Hybrid)

Location: TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 2202519