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BASF Material Buyer in Huntsville, Alabama

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

Supply Chain Planner (2201461) – Huntsville, AL

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team as a Supply Chain Planner.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your knowledge and experience in Supply Chain, you will procure raw materials for the site, applying MRP techniques to manage demand, satisfy production requirements and inventory metrics.

  • Your strong problem-solving skills will be essential as you identify & correct irregularities within the SAP ordering process.

  • Being self-motivated with a proven ability to work effectively in a team environment, you will partner with suppliers to ensure an understanding of the operational processes to best align schedules to optimize the process. You will also support the Site Logistics Manager on selected projects and assignments designed to improve the business.

  • Using your strong scheduling skills, you will manage the raw material process and inventory control.

  • Applying your proficiency in inventory reporting with fluency in SAP planning and Microsoft Office applications, you will provide various inventory reports.

  • Your effective communication skills will serve you well as you interface with other departments and suppliers in a professional manner. For example, you will communicate with raw material suppliers and supply chain planners to ensure production requirements are met. In addition, provide forecasts to suppliers and the global supply team.

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: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Organization: G-CCE/OLNL-GBU Environmental Technologies-63000920

Title: Material Buyer

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 2201461