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Production Execution Manager - Anolon Caprolactam Complex


Job Field: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Location: Freeport, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703321

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… 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 organizations with fewer than 30 direct and indirect reports. Production Execution Manager – Caprolactam I Plant (1703321) Production Execution Manager – Anolon I Plant (1703321) – Freeport, TX Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Establish and drive the achievement of plant goals, objectives, and operational budgets to assure continuous improvement.
  • Drive EHS, Operational Discipline, 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 through coordination with Maintenance, Asset Management, Strategic team, and other daily execution teams to achieve Maintenance Process Improvements (MPI).
  • Provide technical and trouble-shooting guidance for production and maintenance.
  • Be 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 at least 7 years of manufacturing experience; OR degree may be substituted by a High School Diploma and 12 years of chemical / petrochemical manufacturing experience.
  • 5 or more years of experience leading teams in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment.

Leadership Expectations: 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. 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. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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