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BASF Technical Marketing Manager-Semiconductor in Portland, Oregon

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Technical Marketing Manager – 2002563 – Portland, OR

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Technical Marketing Manager- Semiconductor will be part of the Electronic Materials team and will be based in Hillsboro, Oregon, supporting the overall success of the Global Electronic Materials business unit. The position will be responsible for the management of customer and tool supplier projects to foster new business development activities.

At BASF Electronic Materials, we uphold a relentless passion to innovate the future of electronics with our customers by equipping them with the essential solutions and technologies to continuously succeed in the competitive electronics industry. BASF has been supplying electronic materials for more than 30 years. The experience we have earned and the chemical expertise we possess enables us to offer outstanding products and solutions to our customers. At BASF, we offer high purity and quality process chemicals and specialized solutions for semiconductors, flat panel displays, lighting such as LED as well as photovoltaics. With our team of passionate, dedicated experts from all facets of the industry fields working closely with our customers worldwide, we are steadfast in our philosophy to deliver the quality excellence, reliable services, and innovative solutions that exceed the highest standards.

With direction from the Business and Account Management NA, the Technical Marketing Manager will be responsible for growing the BASF Electronic Materials business with key NA customers and strategic partners in the semiconductor industry.

Formula for Success

  • Identify industry specific requirements, unmet customer needs, and key growth drivers

  • Project leader for US customer and tool supplier projects to benefit both regional and global organizations. Set project timeline, work closely with the global technical team to design and execute experiments and make sure on-time delivery.

  • Conduct business potential evaluation and secure new business development opportunities either by launching new products or marketing existing products.

  • Initiate and foster strategic co-operations with tool suppliers and customers.

  • Explore the needs of next generation products and collects marketing information on new opportunities.

  • Provide technical support to venture new applications or new product development opportunities with both customers and tool suppliers.

  • Motivate and inspire creativity and manage abstract concepts and ideas

  • Utilize your strong influencing and leadership skills in a highly creative environment spanning across NA and globally to lead and collaborate with other internal departments such as Sales, Supply-Chain, R & D, Product Management and Manufacturing.


  • Working knowledge of film deposition, Chemical Mechanical Polishing, photolithography and/or clean technology in silicon processing.

  • Ability to effectively communicate detailed and precise technical requirement, procedures, and results in written and oral formats.

  • Management experience in directing, coordinating and managing team activities to accomplish highly technical tasks.


  • BS or a higher degree in a technical field is required.

  • Minimum of 8 years of total working experience in business or technical capacity

  • Proven ability to interface with key customer representatives in technical disciplines preferred

  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to effectively communicate detailed and precise technical requirements, procedures, and results in written and oral format.

  • Self-starter, ability to work with limited supervision to achieve targets

  • Excellent communication and organization skills required

  • Ability and willingness to travel, minimum 25%

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: SALE - Sales

Organization: G-EDM/SK-Key Account Management Intel-63000954

Title: Technical Marketing Manager-Semiconductor

Location: OR-Portland

Requisition ID: 2100411