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Supply Chain Director, Intermediates - Florham Park, NJ


Job Field: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703983

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. Where the Chemistry Happens… As the Supply Chain Director, you will manage and lead supply chain and logistics operations for the Chemical Intermediates (CI) division in North America (NA) and its associated business groups. This includes supply chain planning, inventory management, demand management, warehousing, transportation, and site logistics activities. You will provide vision and leadership to design, implement, and direct the supply chain organization, logistics asset management, and operational processes and systems to effectively support rapidly changing customer and business requirements. Supply Chain Director – Intermediates NA (1703983) – Florham Park, NJ Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Leverage your planning and execution abilities to lead all global/regional affiliate and cross-RBU (Regional Business Unit) demand and supply requirements.
  • Successfully support market and financial requirements through development of a comprehensive supply chain strategy for the North American region.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to workplace safety through promotion of BASF’s EHS philosophy of Zero Incidents and Zero Accidents.
  • Drive Sales and Operations planning processes that will ensure a proactive balance of supply and demand, as well as resulting inventory levels, for the N-CIN businesses in North America.
  • Effectively address and mitigate risks within the global supply chain network.
  • Maintain the overall performance of third-party logistics operations within the Corporate Service platform.
  • Direct all transportation (e.g., marine, barge, rail, bulk truck, truckload, LTL) activities, including management responsibility to optimize freight costs.
  • Exchange best-practice experiences with other Supply Chain organizations (e.g, SCCC, service providers) and business units, as well as leveraging external partners (e.g, universities, institutions, internal consulting).

Leadership Core Responsibilities:

  • Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
  • Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
  • Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
  • Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
  • Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
  • Execute performance and career development discussions
  • Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
  • Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

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… We will rely on your ability to leverage your previous supply chain management leadership and experience, and degree(s) in a business or technical discipline (preferably Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or Engineering), to lead supply chain and logistics operations for our North American Chemical Intermediates (CI) division and its associated business groups. Your strong ability to develop strategies and plans to meet market demands within a multi-site manufacturing environment, while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction, is essential to success in this role. As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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