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BASF Supply Chain Planner - Research Triangle Park, NC in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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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. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America’s Best Employers. 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!

Supply Chain Planner (2100055) – Research Triangle Park, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a Supply Chain Planner, Material Planner to join our Agricultural Products Division (APN), based in Research Triangle Park, NC.

As a Supply Chain Planner, Material Planner you will be responsible for planning, scheduling, and SAP order processing of raw materials, packaging components, and finished goods movements to support manufacturing operations, including importing these materials when warranted. You will also be responsible for reporting on actual and planned raw material and packaging component delivery status.

Although not required, APICS certification is considered a plus.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Business, Supply Chain, or a related field and your experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Import Planning and/or Operations, you will plan purchase order requirements and monitor / expedite delivery of raw materials and packaging components for contract manufacturing formulation and packaging sites. You will also rely on this knowledge and experience as you review production demands and planning purchase order requirements and monitor raw material and component orders and stocks to ensure timely delivery to support production schedules.

  • Your solid SAP skills will be essential as you provide SAP order processing of raw materials and packaging components for contract manufacturing operations and post receipts of raw materials and packaging for tollers without SAP connections.

  • Your robust analytical ability will be critical as you reconcile month end physical inventories against SAP entries, verify invoices for approval, and assist in controlling raw material/packaging material deliveries and finished raw production at third party formulation and packaging/refill sites.

  • Your strong computer skills, including MS Office, will aid you as you monitor and report actual and planned raw material and packaging component deliveries & status and create reports to track open orders, supplier confirmations, and delivery dates to ensure communication of order and delivery status.

  • Demonstrating your knowledge of purchasing and receiving activities and inventory control operations, you will convert internal active ingredient and raw material requirements into purchase orders to global internal and external suppliers. You will also use this knowledge as you create and transmit purchase orders against established purchase agreements for raw material and packaging components.

  • Applying your experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programs, you will create stock transfer orders to move raw materials and packaging components between warehouse locations and/or toll sites to support production and create delivery notes for these stock transfers.

  • Showcasing your excellent organizational and collaborative abilities, you will expedite deliveries when required and confirm required logistics activities are being organized for all related shipments.

  • Your effective communication and interpersonal skills will serve you well as you confirm availability of required labels at the production point.

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.

For further information on BASF Agricultural Solutions, please select:

Job: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Organization: N-APN/P-Manufacturing-63025351

Title: Supply Chain Planner - Research Triangle Park, NC

Location: NC-Research Triangle Park

Requisition ID: 2100055