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BASF New Business Development Manager - Polyphthalamide Portfolio in Wyandotte, Michigan

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New Business Development Manager – PPA (2202213) – Wyandotte, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

The PPA team is steered globally and an important aspect to deliver the right products to customers is to collaborate

across regions and support each other in a dynamic environment. This calls for you to communicate, take accountability

and build up trust across a diverse team.

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for technical project

management, business development, global application ownership, and serving as PPA champion for North America.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education and related experience, you will drive regional relevant development projects for PPA

products in NA with sector leaders and commercial sales across industries.

  • Demonstrating your solid organizational skills, you will coordinate activities with product development teams, lead the

sales approach to market, and generate transparency about the PPA market.

  • As a subject matter expert, you will be the regional point of contact for technical queries, provide input to product portfolio

development, and transfer knowledge & champion PPA products within N-PMN. Additionally, you will act as the single

point of contact for application relevant inquiries, information, and questions.

  • Working as an effective team player, you will support sales teams for customer visits and support product UVP

development and product launch process.

  • Successfully engaging within the organization, you will liaise and network with existing sales and marketing teams within

industries to create awareness on product line and sales pitch.

  • Using your computer proficiency, you will be responsible to develop USPs, presentations and other marketing to

collateral to support customer facing teams.

  • Your strong communication skills will serve you well as you ensure global communication and exchange within PPA

community, conduct internal trainings, and provide regular updates to the global team on activities.

  • Your effective presentation skills and product knowledge will be essential as you manage PPA communications for NA

(fairs, tech days, giveaways, etc.).

  • Utilizing your hunting skills to seek out new applications and close new businesses, you will support BASF in

implementing the PPA growth strategy by developing target profile, driving application/topic ownership, and identifying &

evaluating different potential solutions for market needs.

  • Your customer management, stakeholder management and technical understanding will be essential as you further

support PPA business development in North America.

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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.

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Job: GEMA - General Management

Organization: N-PMN/I-Business Mgmt Industrial-63024762

Title: New Business Development Manager - Polyphthalamide Portfolio

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 2202213

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