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Supply Chain Planner


Job Field: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704214

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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… This Supply Chain planner position has responsibility for managing all aspects of planning and inventory management for products imported or toll-manufactured within the U.S. and Canada for the EVJ business. This position ensures product availability at defined locations based on demand and local inventory targets, and is responsible for maintaining proper and cost-efficient inventory levels, while utilizing defined supply chain processes (e.g., safety stock setting, stocking strategies). This position interacts heavily with Customer Care to provide status on customer orders and manages the backorder and allocation processes. Other responsibilities for this position involve working with third-party tollers and procurement, ordering raw materials, and developing a production plan for tolled products, providing input into the Global S&OP process, and working with demand planning to challenge forecasts. Supply Chain Planner (1704214) – Florham Park, NJ Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Be responsible for leading the Supply Reviews (Site Operational Planning Meetings) for third-party tolling locations as an input into the Global EVJ S&OP process.
  • Schedule production and communicate accordingly with third-party locations; order raw materials to meet plan.
  • Interact with Procurement where needed to support raw material ordering.
  • Manage inventory levels to support targets and achieve desired customer service levels.
  • Interact cross-functionally on Dysfunctional Inventory to meet targets and improve working capital.
  • Work with Demand Planning to challenge forecasts for responsible products.
  • Utilize ABCxyz analysis to develop any alternative inventory stocking strategies (e.g., ROP, MTO) with buy-in from Product Management as necessary.
  • Identify and drive planning process improvements in collaboration with EV supply chain and BASF Planning Communities.
  • Participate in Supply Chain or Business Projects.

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.

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 required, preferably in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics, Operations, or a related field, combined with at least 2 years of work experience.
  • Working knowledge of SAP R/3 or APO or other ERP System, along with strong experience using MS Excel.
  • Familiarity with material planning processes, including Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong work management skills, with the ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks effectively.
  • Action-oriented, with good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to network effectively in a global, cross-functional environment to achieve organizational goals.
  • APICS CPIM certification or progress towards certification.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Customer Service

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