BASF Manager, Technology and Production Support in Iselin, New Jersey

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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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Manager, Technology and Production Support (1804807) – Iselin, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

As a member of the Catalysts Division‘s Operational Excellence team, you will champion excellence in production via technology, manufacturing, maintenance and reliability best practices across the division. You will lead operations-critical projects with challenging timelines to achieve measurable results impacting our 30 sites globally. You will coordinate the global manufacturing leadership community activities with the operations leaders from each of the Strategic Business Units within the division. In this position, which has high visibility at the senior management level, you will expand your knowledge of operational excellence, and enhance your strategic, influencing and entrepreneurial competencies.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in engineering or chemistry and your previous manufacturing experience, you will lead the global manufacturing leadership community within the Catalysts Division to collectively address production topics, help ensure safe operations, and achieve division-wide profit and cash flow targets.

  • Using your maintenance and/or manufacturing knowledge and your ability to influence others, you will collaborate with production, business, and functional teams at all levels to drive improvements in manufacturing, technology, supply chain, engineering and maintenance. You will focus on the most operations-critical topics and identify ways to implement best practices across the division.

  • Leveraging your leadership capabilities and business acumen, you will model a continuous improvement mindset by using LEAN and Six Sigma approaches to define and solve complex operations problems.

  • Acting as a role model and coach, you will embrace diversity and cultural differences to ensure an inclusive environment, while simultaneously driving change across the global manufacturing organization in support of the Catalysts Division‘s Cultural Priorities: Make Safety and Responsible Care our Top Priority, Operate in a Consistent and Compliant Way, Lead Through Innovation, and Achieve Excellence in Execution.

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: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: CCT/X-Operational Excellence-63015252

Title: Manager, Technology and Production Support

Location: NJ-Iselin

Requisition ID: 1804807