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BASF Supply Chain Specialist in Jackson, Michigan

Supply Chain Specialist

Location Jackson, MI


A chemical structure is only as strong as the bonds between the molecules. At Chemetall/BASF, the strength of the bonds lies not just in the chemicals but is also mirrored in the links forged between the global companies and employees of the Chemetall/BASF world.

We are a company with highly qualified talent, who give their contribution each and every day across the different sectors to make the Chemetall/BASF difference. We demonstrate uncompromising ethics and appreciation for our employees, as well as respect for the environment. Chemetall/BASF is a leading specialty chemical company whose quality, innovation, and service exceed the expectations of our customers.

Where the Chemistry Happens:

Will be responsible for supply chain management, planning and procurement of materials and products to meet company objectives as well as customer requirements. Will work in a team-based environment and support other areas as needed. Supply Chain Specialist will manage inventory levels in accordance with company goals and guidelines.

Formula for Success:

  • Analyze, maintain, and fully utilize MRP create purchase orders and follow up

  • Evaluate production demand in order to provide a commitment to new sales orders and delivery when products are finished

  • Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of internal management and staff

  • Processing / Maintaining / Analyzing Data

  • Develop, implement and enforce SHE goals and objectives of facility

  • Communication of sensitive information and feedback to vendors, customer service, and supply chain

  • Creation of reports and information packages

  • Monitor and maintain material master data, open purchase orders, and open stock transfer orders to ensure SAP dates are accurate and updated

  • May assist with overflow work from other colleagues

  • Keep detailed records, generate reports, and develop presentations

  • Oversee stock levels of warehouse inventory for multiple locations

  • Maintain appropriate purchased inventory flow

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to work under high pressure situations

  • Collaborate with others from diverse backgrounds in order to identify problems and find solutions

  • Work in other areas of Supply Chain as dictated by workforce demand and Supply Chain Team Leader and Manager

Ingredients for Success:

  • 2-5 years supply chain experience

  • BS Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Production Planning, Purchasing, and SAP experience preferred

  • Team focused participative orientation

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and pressure environment desired

  • Strong organizational, analytical and negotiation skills

  • A desire for an intellectually challenging environment

  • Ability to handle numerous projects/assignments at one time

  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and creation of formulas

  • Excellent communications and analytical skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.