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BASF Coatings Process Leader - Kansas City, MO in Southfield, Michigan

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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.

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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Coatings Process Leader (2002056) – Kansas City, MO

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to support the daily operation of BASF products in customer automotive assembly plants by providing on-site technical and application knowledge. In this role, you will respond to customer requirements, enforce product quality/performance specification, and support new product/application development. You will provide on-site expertise of product performance including color management, defect identification, and corrective action if necessary. Additionally, you will develop and support customer relationships.

You will support the efforts of a BASF sales/technical team to assure value to the customer for product technical support, problem investigation, analysis and resolution. You will also assure product performance meets or exceeds customer expectations and supports business objectives to be our customer’s supplier of choice.

You will demonstrate the technical and professional expertise to enhance BASF’s reputation with the customer and integrate within the business and technical community to bring additional value to ECO coatings customers. Also, you will control key performance indicators within product service environments to drive problem resolution and product improvement initiatives critical to customer performance expectations.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education and extensive background in paint applications and manufacturing, you will provide on-site expertise of products, their application, and performance.

  • Your superior communication abilities will serve you well as you influence all levels of the customer organization, implement action plans and develop and achieve customer metrics.

  • Your strong entrepreneurial drive and business acumen will allow you to identify improvement opportunities, develop and execute a plan to achieve them in a cost-effective and timely manner as well as manage future plant production and product launches.

  • Your strong leadership ability, as well as your priority management skills, will enable you to lead and coach a team, identify development opportunities and execute development plans.

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: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-ECN/OS-OEM-Sales-63014703

Title: Coatings Process Leader - Kansas City, MO

Location: MI-Southfield

Requisition ID: 2002056

Other Locations: US-MO-Kansas City