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Strategic Human Resources Business Advisor - Performance Materials - Wyandotte, MI


Job Field: HRES - Human Resources
Location: Wyandotte, MI, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704295

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 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 as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Strategic Human Resources Business Advisor – Performance Materials (1704295) – Wyandotte, MI Where the Chemistry Happens Human Resources professionals at BASF create chemistry with people. HR is working to form the best team by sourcing, hiring and developing the right talent for BASF. In addition to traditional responsibilities like governance, benefits administration, and payroll, HR at BASF serves as a strategic partner to the business, ensuring that the right people are in the right place at the right time to help the Company grow. HR strives to make BASF an even better place to work by soliciting feedback, engaging employees, and shaping the culture through best-practice programs and practices. The Performance Materials (PM) business provides polymer solutions for construction, industrial, consumer, and transportation industries. Key products include polyurethanes, engineering plastics, styrenic foams, and specialty plastics. As the Strategic Human Resources Business Advisor for Performance Materials, you will orchestrate corporate and unit level human capital strategy through partnering with other HR colleagues, the senior unit leader, and his/her leadership team in the areas of Talent, Leadership, Organization and Culture. You do not directly manage team; however, you are a member of the business unit leadership team and a business person—putting customers first and enabling a winning together environment. You will champion BASF’s employer value proposition and its principles, by connecting people and knowledge, putting learning first, engaging people to drive a high-performance culture, and caring about our employees.

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

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your strong educational background and prior work experience in progressively responsible HR positions, you will influence unit leaders and their team members through change and be an important asset in connecting business strategy to people strategy while driving higher business unit performance.
  • Effectively engaging across the business, you will balance organizational needs via a short-term versus long-term focus, and provide actionable input into the development and establishment of Center of Excellence (CoE) programs, as well as other critical talent solutions.
  • Through your solid leadership and data-driven insights that clearly define selection criteria, you will partner with a high-performing talent acquisition team to successfully implement BASF’s Strategy 2025.
  • Your commitment to diversity will be critical in building a diverse and inclusive team, as well as emphasizing that applicant pools are diverse and include internal talent from across units and the external market.

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.

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