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BASF Regional Senior Business Developer (m/f/d) in Schwarzheide, Germany

Job Field : General Management

Location : Schwarzheide,DEU

Company : BASF Schwarzheide GmbH

Job ID : EN59064880ONLE1

First information about our application process can be found here:

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Katharina Prauß, Tel.: +49 30 2005-5086

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Therefore please submit only copies and no originals.

BASF Schwarzheide GmbH, which is situated between the nation's capital Berlin and the city of Dresden, produces functional materials and develops intelligent system solutions for global customers. We stand for innovation, digital transformation and sustainability. With our new technologies and operating principles, we have taken on a leading role within the BASF Group. Take the opportunity and help us design future-oriented solutions.

The Catalysts Division is the world's leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. We develop technologies for air protection, fuel production and for efficient manufacturing of chemicals and other products, including battery materials. We help our customers to be even more successful with our knowledge of precious and base metals and our passion for innovation.

What you can expect

Our unit Battery drives responsible care and profitable growth for the world's leading catalyst supplier by developing, improving and applying the safest and best manufacturing technologies to meet the needs of our customers.

  • You will support the Global Business Development Manager in North America with strategy, development and expansion of the base metals Nickel, Cobalt and Lithium to serve BASFs battery materials business and its customer requirements.

  • In close collaboration with the regional and functional leaders of the catalyst manufacturing organization you will maximize established trading expertise, resources and infrastructure to ensure the most cost efficient and effective outcome.

  • You will mirror the existing platinum group metals (PGM) trading business model to ensure cost competitive services are provided to industrial customers with a full line of Nickel, Cobalt and Lithium management services.

  • To ensure alignment on all customer commitments around these base metal services, you will work closely with the regional battery materials business leadership.

  • You will support the Global Business Development Manager to collect all base materials related marketing and technical marketing expertise including new onstream projects as well as technology process and provide recommendations accordingly.

What we expect

  • degree in chemistry/chemical engineering, refinery technology, economics or business administration

  • long-term experience of progressive operations, commercial or trading work, background in base metals strongly preferred

  • understanding of commodities markets necessary with proficient knowledge of Nickel, Cobalt and Lithium markets

  • demonstrated strength in establishing and maintaining senior level relationships with customers

  • fluent in English and German as well as international experience

We offer

  • You will receive an attractive and performance-related compensation package (including company pension plan, accident insurance and share program).

  • An optimal work-life balance is ensured by flexible working hours and mobile working. In addition, we offer modern workplaces in a co-working atmosphere in Dresden.

  • You will receive support in your individual development according to the phase of your life in a creative and international environment.

  • Benefit from our versatile health program and our on-site company medical service.