BASF Area (Production) Manager - Zeolites - Seneca, SC in Seneca, South Carolina

BASF's Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group employs more than 5,000, with over 30 manufacturing sites worldwide.

As a global division of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Catalysts offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products including advanced battery materials.

Area (Production) Manager (1802704) – Seneca, SC

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Seneca, SC Plant is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metals refining facility. The Area (Production) Manager for is responsible for managing and coordinating the plant production operations for the Zeolites area at the Seneca site. The Area (Production) Manager will be responsible for 60 person operation which includes 5-6 direct reports across 4 shifts.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your degree in a related technical field combined with your previous operations experience in chemical manufacturing, you will support the administration and implementation of site process safety systems including providing technical expertise and headcount resources for all safety reviews.

  • Acting as a role model and champion of the Zero Incident Mindset, you will ensure safety processes and systems are followed at all times.

  • Leveraging your previous manufacturing supervisory experience, you will manage production personnel on a daily basis and plan manning requirements to meet production demands for the Zeolites area of the plant. Additionally, you will develop performance goals for employees to meet company’s goals and policies and manage the annual performance review process and its communication to employees.

  • Engaging across the organization, you will instruct plant personnel on the application of production methods, standards, and adherence to quality and safety programs as well as drive continuous improvement of their production area to progress toward industry best standards.

  • Utilizing your technical expertise and leadership skills, you will assist the Seneca Site Leadership Team in developing site policies, goals and general management of the site.

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-CCP-Chemical and Process Catalysts [Lu]-60000029

Title: Area (Production) Manager - Zeolites - Seneca, SC

Location: SC-Seneca

Requisition ID: 1803224