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Production Execution Manager-Acrylics


Job Field: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Location: Freeport, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703723

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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… BASF is "The Chemical Company" focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day. We have big goals for our Freeport site and we're working hard to build our Production Management team. This is where you come in. We are seeking a Production Execution Manager to lead the development of the daily execution team to ensure the execution of the production plan in a cost-effective, reliable, and safe manner. You will be responsible for leadership and development of employees in an organization with fewer than 40 direct and indirect reports. Production Execution Manager – Acrylics (1703723) – Freeport, TX Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Establish plant goals, objectives, and operational budgets to assure continuous improvement.
  • Hold responsibility for driving EHS and LEAN continuous improvement.
  • Optimize fixed and variable manufacturing unit costs and provide technical support for cost-effective operations.
  • Provide operations coordination for asset optimization by coordinating with Maintenance, Asset Management, Strategic team, and other daily execution teams.
  • Provide technical and administrative guidance to operations, maintenance, and the business in support of the production plan.
  • Responsible for the leadership, development, succession planning/knowledge transfer, and performance management of the Daily Execution Team.
  • Key Competencies
    • Leading Employees to Success
    • Work Management
    • Influence & Impact
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Communication & Interpersonal Understanding
    • Coaching
    • Customer Focus
    • Striving for Achievement
    • Business & Financial Acumen
    • Conflict Management

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 of Science Degree in Engineering or another technical discipline and 7+ years of manufacturing experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment OR, a
  • Bachelor of Science Degree may be substituted by 12+ years of manufacturing experience with a minimum of 5+ years of experience leading teams in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in complex chemical manufacturing processes with multiple recycle streams, esterification, hydrogenation, and high pressure systems.
  • Prior experience leading people or teams is required.
  • Prior production manager experience is required.
  • Proven supervisory and leadership skills, combined with excellent communications and human relations skills.
  • Strong technical skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to lead by example and set environment for taking risks within the organization by addressing constraints and enabling resources.
  • Foster integration of a diversity of perspectives across the organization, resulting in development of high-performing teams and output.
  • Ability to establish an environment that involves, trusts, and optimizes a diverse, high-performing team and creates a vision that fosters a sense of common ownership.

BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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