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Project Manager Sr. / Staff


Job Field: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Location: Houston, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703934

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.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment 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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… BASF is The Chemical Company focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day. This position is part of an expert group that provides support for BASF Corporation sites in North America. Project Manager Sr./Staff (1703934) – Houston, TX The RSC PM (Regional Service Center Project Manager) services the technical support needs for a linked regional site. This position is responsible for providing project management in assigned plant areas to assure proper design, procurement, and construction of capital and expense projects, usually <$15M, per regulatory and BASF standards. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Develop project scopes, generate and/or obtains cost estimates, and prepare appropriation funding requests. Ensure appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required, both before/after approval. Utilize applicable value-Based Engineering practices (VBE) to optimize project scope and costs.
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promote a safe working environment for project execution.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with assigned project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to start-up and commissioning, and final documentation and closure.
  • Request and coordinate required process and discipline engineering and design resources, whether from the site or corporate groups or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and to procure equipment, fabricated materials, and services.
  • Adhere to current corporate and plant requirements for equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences.
  • Maintain SAP project data entries, monitor project progress through scheduling and other tools, perform project status reporting, and control spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments.

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. BASFRS

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering and 7 or more years of degreed professional experience in chemical manufacturing or a related industry environment.
  • 4 or more years of experience in a Project Manager or Project Engineer role.
  • Solid working knowledge of best practices for project management work processes.
  • Working knowledge of chemical process equipment: rotating equipment, heat transfer, solids handling, storage tanks and vessels.
  • Demonstrated work experience in project execution,
  • Availability for 50% travel to support Regional Service Center projects.
  • Very strong customer focus capabilities to closely interact with multiple organizational levels.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative, personal motivation, and personal adaptability skills.
  • Must have generic competencies of analytical thinking, communication and interpersonal understanding, initiative, team working and team leadership, and quality orientation/attention to detail.
  • General computer skills.
  • This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Position will be filled at a level commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

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