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BASF Managing Director (m/f/d) in Illertissen, Germany

Job Field : General Management

Location : Illertissen,DEU

Company : BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH

Job ID : EN58092900ONLE1

Bread stays fresh and crisp for longer, cakes are light and fluffy and omega 3 oils contribute to a healthy lifestyle. All these products contain ingredients from BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH, in Illertissen. We develop and produce a large range of ingredients for the Food Ingredients Industry, all based on natural, renewable resources.

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What you can expect

As the Managing Director you will steer all global activities of our business unit Food Performance Ingredients in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Production, Research & Development as well as all relevant support-functions.

  • You will take over the overall strategic as well as operative responsibility and will be concerned with the management as well as the legal representation of the company.

  • Therefore, you will be responsible for the compliance to all budgets and are thus accountable for the success of the company.

  • You will lead a highly qualified and motivated team of more than 300 long-term employees.

  • By fostering existing customer relationships as well as acquiring new ones, you will actively drive the expansion of our market position.

  • Last but not least, you will be responsible for the continuous improvement of our product quality as well as the optimization of the processes within our company.

What we expect

  • You have successfully obtained your university degree, ideally in science or economics, or any other comparable qualification.

  • During several years of operative professional experience in a producing company in the chemical or food industry, you have gained leadership experience at management level.

  • You are enthusiastic about issues in the field of modern talent promotion.

  • Additionally, you are highly process-oriented and have an affinity for mid-sized companies.

  • You are versed in MS Office as well as SAP and have business fluent German as well as English language skills.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.