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Product Manager


Job Field: MARK - Marketing
Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1702887

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. 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… We are currently searching for a motivated Product Manager with a focus on our In-Furrow segment to join our Crop Protection business (AP) located in the Research Triangle Park, NC location Product Manager (1702887) – RTP, NC As Product Manager, under supervision from the Sr. Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for developing, managing and implementing crop business plans, including; situation analysis of markets, projections of future events, objectives, strategies, and tactical plans. You will also be responsible for posting evaluations of results. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Identify retailer and grower In-Furrow market needs and communicate product attributes aligned with market needs and regulatory requirements
  • Analyze and implement programs that will drive the sales of BASF In-Furrow technologies
  • Develop and update product concepts detailing mid and long-term strategies for assigned products, submitted for supervisor approval
  • Manage assigned product short and long-term supply, forecasting, and profitability by coordinating a balance between short-term operating results and long-term market share development
  • Actively participate as marketing representative on project teams, providing input for justification, approval, development, and introduction of new projects to commercialization
  • Develop market introduction plans for new products including internal coordination to bring the assigned product to market with external focus on development and implementation of positioning, messaging, and value proposition
  • Coordinate with other key internal and external groups to ensure product-related plans are implemented
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and implement specific 3rd party opportunities

This position is part of a job family. If successful, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities and direct experience. For further information on BASF located in RTP, NC, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division 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
  • 5+ years of experience in Marketing, Sales, Technical Service and/or Business Development
  • Proven business acumen and ability to strategically analyze multiple factors, and summarize into concise, creative plans to reach financial goals
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25%, primarily domestically

We Also Look For…

  • MS / MBA degree
  • 5+ years of experience the in the agri-business industry
  • 8+ years of Marketing, Sales, Technical Service and/or Business Development
  • Experience managing projects across several organizational units (i.e.: Sales, Marketing, Legal, Global Marketing, Finance)

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

Job Segment: Law, Manager, MBA, Legal, Management

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