BASF Global Product Manager - Iselin, NJ in Iselin, New Jersey

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Global Product Manager (1802885) – Iselin, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you who will be responsible and accountable for the Global Product Management activities of the refining business of Precious Metals and its Salts and Solutions derivatives for the Metals Refinery business (CCM/R). In this role, you will be responsible for the P&L of the assigned product groups and will focus on driving business profit optimization and profitable revenue growth to improve our EBIT bottom line. Our operations are global with a focus mostly in NA, EU, and China and our key strategic market is in the refining of Autocat and Chemcat. segments. The key areas of focus for success are in this role are: Margin Management, Profitable Growth, Short-term Budget, and Product Group Strategy.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your business savvy, you will be responsible for Margin management of the assigned Autocat, Chemcat, and Salts & Solutions product line globally as well as the financial forecasting for the business.

  • Utilizing your knowledge of the market and your understanding of the value of the products, you will have ownership of pricing and overall pricing process as well as customer bids and cost and complexity optimization.

  • As a champion of change and simplification, you will initiate activities to reduce systems’ costs, including supporting overall supply chain and manufacturing optimization.

  • Leveraging your education and previous product management (or other commercial) experience combined with your knowledge of the chemical industry, you will establish the product portfolio strategy per market segments, including retention & growth strategies.

  • Relying on your ability to communicate with all levels and various teams inside a complex organization, you will collaborate with the Commercial team to deliver profitable growth for targeted products and coordinate cross-functional growth projects.

  • Your understanding of business finances will be key as you lead the development of the short-term budget plan.

  • Utilizing your ability to comfortably make decisions based on facts and information, you will monitor the competitive landscape and develop and implement the Portfolio Strategy globally.

  • Acting with your entrepreneurial drive, you will interact with the Commercial team to identify growth opportunities per market segment.

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Organization: CCM/R-Refining Salts and Solutions-63021386

Title: Global Product Manager - Iselin, NJ

Location: NJ-Iselin

Requisition ID: 1802885