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BASF New Business Development/Mktg Manager in Wyandotte, Michigan

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Chemical Monomers operating division, located in Wyandotte, MI, is seeking a motivated individual with demonstrated leadership skills to facilitate and manage product innovation, marketing, and New Business Development activities for Chemical Monomers. As a people manager, your team will be responsible for innovation Phase gate proposals, existing product budget management, product launches, and regional strategy developments.

As a Head of Innovation, New Business Development and Marketing Manager you create chemistry by…

  • Being responsible for the CMN RBU Customer Experience (NPS,, Salesforce Marketing Cloud) and Sustainability roadmap execution.

  • Representing Chemical Monomers as a member of the global CM product development team – supporting the organization of innovation workshops at a global and regional level.

  • Leading the launch of new products and technologies, with a focus on aligning value propositions with customer needs and optimizing value creation for BASF through innovation. Also, supporting your team new ideas for innovation related to product, application, digitalization and/or sustainability. Define and start projects, assemble and manage internal and external resources, drive initiatives to full completion and ensure execution in compliance project timelines, as well as safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Supporting commercial teams with analyses, marketing solutions and optimal use of business processes.

  • Ensuring availability of adequate data, tools and resources for use by the business teams and leadership teams, regionally and globally. Also, maintaining strong lines of communication with corporate functions and other regions to support the implementation of company-wide strategic initiatives at the regional level.

Your formula for success…

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or business field required. PhD chemistry strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in a marketing, innovation, or business management role. Previous polyurethane value chain experience is a plus.

  • Strong customer focus with solid business and financial acumen

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to think strategically and develop your team members.

  • Ability to collaborate in a cross functional / cross regional manner for achievement.

You @ BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement

  • Mentoring & Development Programs

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet insurance

  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause

  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar

What are you waiting for? Click Apply now to BELONG@BASF!!

BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. The competitive Pay Range for this role is $119k - 286k. Actual pay will be determine based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factor permitted by law.

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Job: GEMA - General Management

Organization: N-CMN/I-Business Mgmt Isocyanates-63020829

Title: New Business Development/Mktg Manager

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 2203046