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BASF Site Manager - Malcolm, IA in Malcom, Iowa

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Site Manager – Malcom, IA

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a professional like you to provide leadership, direction, and focus for all manufacturing activities at the Malcom, IA site. This includes leadership for a broad range of activities including EH&S, Operations (Production, Quality, Maintenance, Shipping and Receiving), Operational Excellence, Technical, and all capital projects necessary to support Performance Materials (PMN) growth plans. In addition, you will ensure that processes and activities comply with BASF policies, regulations and our values for safety, quality, environmental and financial stewardship. You will interact with various business and support organizations across BASF in fulfilling the mission of the business and sites, ensuring customer satisfaction, and achieving operational excellence.

Formula for Success…

  • Utilizing your experience in the critical success areas of EH&S, cost reduction, quality improvement, cycle time reduction, asset optimization, and application of current and developing technologies and manufacturing trends, you will be responsible for all aspects of operating a stand-alone PSM (high risk process safety management) site in BASF – accountable and responsible for the regulatory, fiscal, legal, environmental compliance and operational integrity of the site team and daily operations.

  • Leveraging your education in a technical discipline (Engineering preferred) and your demonstrated leadership experience in manufacturing in an engineering, technical services, maintenance, EHS and/or operations role, you will lead and direct the site team to achieve the operational plan commitment for the site, in terms of quality, speed, cost & EH&S to meet the BASF strategy.

  • Relying on your business acumen, you will develop and implement budget, objectives, personnel plans, inventory management, and capital plans that align with the strategic objectives of the businesses supplied by Malcom.

  • Your solid ability to influence others will serve you well as you develop and implement manufacturing and asset strategies to ensure assets are aligned with business strategies; that ensure technology transfers are issue-free; as well as provide for reliable & flexible product availability while maximizing asset utilization.

  • Demonstrating your ability to directly manage others by building strong teams, coaching, influencing, and guiding employees, and recognizing and developing talent throughout the organization, you will build, coach and develop team members to reach their full potential.

  • Your effective communication skills and successful track record for creating continuous improvements in culture, facilities and technology will be essential as you serve as ERP Coach and Lean Six Sigma coach for the Malcom site.

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: GEMA - General Management

Organization: N-PMN/OS-Operations PMU-60000425

Title: Site Manager - Malcolm, IA

Location: IA-Malcom

Requisition ID: 2300617