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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_1703376

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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are currently seeking a Product Manager to join our Professional & Specialty Solutions (P&SS) group, within the Agricultural Solutions business (AP) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Product Manager (1703376) – RTP, NC As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for leading cross functional teams that develop the strategic marketing and product launch plans for the assigned products across relevant P&SS markets. You will also be responsible for organizing and driving the Product Launch Excellence (PLE) marketing activities, market research planning, and supporting our forecasting / S&OP processes for assigned products. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Use a creative and entrepreneurial spirit to expand our strategic marketing process to inspire new strategies for core and adjacent markets for the product category assigned
  • Engage Marketing Manager and functional teams to deliver solid strategic frameworks for relevant and adjacent markets
  • Interface with supply chain, demand management, manufacturing, controlling, global marketing, sales and the US P&SS Leadership Team to successfully communicate strategic and tactical direction to meet or exceed financial targets for assigned products
  • Ensure that the PLE guidelines secure the successful launch of new product innovations
  • Collaborate with the Customer Experience and Marketing Communications teams to ensure effective, efficient use of resources to achieve market objectives
  • Manage the AMIGA 10-year forecasting process, net sales budgeting process, and monthly business review for assigned products
  • Be knowledgeable of industry trends, technologies, and competitive initiatives in relevant and adjacent markets to identify and meet customer needs
  • Develop specific product pricing and positioning strategies to support overall strategy development
  • Provide product support materials to sales representatives to deliver proper product positioning to customers

This position is part of a job family. If successful, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities, and 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…

  • Bachelors or Higher Level Degree
  • 5+ years of total work experience, at least 3+ of which are in Marketing, Sales, and / or Finance
  • Demonstrated project management and financial analysis skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and entrepreneurial
  • Excellent communication skills; Able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously

We Also Look For…

  • Demonstrated ability to build and execute marketing strategies; Experience planning market research
  • Experience leading and developing a cross-functional team
  • Experience within the professional and specialty products industry
  • Experience with chemical, construction, agricultural, pharmaceutical or consumer industries

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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