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BASF Site Administrator in Newport, Delaware

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.

In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about €1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit at .

What You'll Be Doing - Provide administrative support to the Site Director and his/her direct reports.

  • Ensure that all activities are performed in a safe manner. Support and adhere to the principles of the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care®, and OSHA regulations by protecting the environment, health, safety and security of our employees, contractors, carriers, distributors, visitors, customers and neighbors.

  • Partners with site managers and supervisors to ease administrative burden through training, development of tools, checklists, etc.

  • Support site supervisor and managers on payroll questions. Coordinate training as needed.

  • Coordinate planning of site training and recognition events.

  • Act as site medical coordinator providing support to site nurse and EHS team.

  • Develop proficiency in HR, EHS, and Training systems. Create and distribute reports to supervisors and managers. Update organization charts and schedules as needed.

  • Support site managers and supervisors on IT requests, on boarding of new hires, and HR system requests.

  • Serve as site coordinator for office supplies.

  • Participate in Newport Safety Council and Site Activities Team.

Coloring Your World: What We Offer You …

We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family’s needs, no matter where you are in your career.

The “Total Rewards” that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you’ve been dreaming of, and much more.

Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.

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

Shine With Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?


  • High School Diploma

  • 5 years of experience in an administrative role with increasing responsibility where discretion and the ability to handle confidential information was a daily function of the job.

  • Excellent computer skills; including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases. Basic SAP knowledge is a plus.

  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills (oral & written) and effective time management skills.

  • Must have the ability to be detail oriented.

  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.

Bonus Points

  • Do you have a college degree? Great! We will help you put those skills to work.

  • Do you have previous experience processing payroll? That is a plus!

  • Previous HR experience is preferred.

Job: ADSU - Admin. & Office Support

Organization: G-EDP/PNN-Operations Pigments Newport-60000561

Title: Site Administrator

Location: DE-Newport

Requisition ID: 1903550