BASF Technical Industry Manager Pigments for Plastics (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Marketing

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF Colors & Effects GmbH

Job ID : EN57288441ONLE1

We put things in color.

BASF Colors & Effects GmbH in Ludwigshafen is part of the Dispersions & Pigments division and is a leading manufacturer of colored and effect pigments for the paint and coatings industry, the plastics sector and applications in packaging, agriculture and cosmetics.

What you can expect

Our Global Technical Industry Marketing group Pigments for Plastics drives future business growth in close cooperation with our most important customers.

  • You will access the entire value chain of assigned plastics processing industry from polymer compounding down to OEM / brand owners.

  • In close cooperation with our laboratories, you will support our customers in solving their technical challenges and developing their business and solutions for their industry.

  • You will position our products in target industries by identifying their Value Proposition and leveraging their selling edge at customers.

  • In our network of technical experts and application centers, you will interact regularly with colleagues around the world in serving your industry and customers.

  • You will support new product development activities by identifying future market as well as customer needs and introduce those at our customers.

What we expect

  • You have a university degree in chemistry or plastics technology or you have a comparable background, preferably complemented by a Business Administration degree.

  • Ideally, you have been employed in the plastic processing and compounding industry or in pigments industry for several years.

  • In your former functions, you have demonstrated strong customer focus and ability to successfully push forward projects in a multi-functional team as well as in collaboration with customers.

  • Being able to carry out all tasks in English and German, you possess excellent communication skills and provide useful coaching as well as guidance to colleagues.

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.

  • This role can be performed either part-time or full-time.