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BASF Credit Manager in Shakopee, Minnesota

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Credit Manager – Shakopee, MN

Where the Chemistry Happens

This position will manage all aspects of the credit function supporting Construction Systems, including the establishment of credit practice and policy, determining appropriate risk position for customers and performing necessary collection actions. The role will communicate with and work alongside the sales team and senior leadership to balance and align credit position with business priorities. This role requires a leader that is proactive, detail-oriented, able to communicate well in both verbal and non-verbal methods and provide guidance to complex problems and situations.

Formula for Success

  • Define, document and implement credit policy and process that provides appropriate risk mitigation positions while being in balance with business objectives and priorities.

  • Provide oversight and management of Construction Systems credit function and all related activities, including account set up/credit lines through collection activity.

  • Directly manage all direct credit employees for Construction Systems.

  • Responsible for direct credit management of Strategic and Key Accounts, as agreed and aligned with business leadership.

  • Close and frequent internal communication with key individuals related to account’s trends, status and activity.

  • Establish relationships with customers outside of day to day topics.

  • Provide and represent credit KPIs with associated recommendations to address gaps against predetermined targets.

  • Meet frequently with business leadership in order to establish and maintain strong working relationships between the credit function and the commercial business.

Position Requirements

  • Experience developing process and policy for a credit department.

  • Experience successfully working cross-functionally.

  • Managed customer relationships to decrease credit liabilities.

  • Strong leadership, management, communication and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to influence and engage, with purpose, individuals without direct authority.

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: CONT - Controlling

Organization: N-EBN/B-Management Construction Systems Unit-63023690

Title: Credit Manager

Location: MN-Shakopee

Requisition ID: 1903471