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Manufacturing Services Manager - Research Triangle Park, NC


Job Field: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703599

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… Manufacturing at BASF consists of a diverse group of employees, including engineers, operators, technicians, chemists, craftsmen, logistics professionals, and support services who work collaboratively to drive product creation and implementation. Efficiency, excellence, and safety of our manufacturing operations ultimately ensures that BASF products meet the needs of its customers. The Manufacturing Services Manager leads the manufacturing technology management team supporting the global portfolio of end-use products, and is a member of the Professional & Specialty Solutions (P&SS) business for BASF's Crop Protection division. Manufacturing Services Manager (1703599) – Research Triangle Park, NC Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Define “to be” operations organization for dedicated P&SS product portfolio. Lead the P&SS asset strategy, determine the formulation of finished products in own plants or at toll manufacturers. Define and lead the execution/implementation.
  • Lead the implementation of development projects from R&D on technical scale in the assigned BASF plants or third-party tollers.
  • Classify current product portfolio jointly with Marketing & Controlling; review and develop the organizational operations set-up, capacity, and cost situation.
  • Develop strategies to optimize and safeguard the current business, including defining the best-suited process to execute in close sync with main interfaces in the regional business and global functional units.
  • Sustain in-house FFP technology expertise, sustain and develop competitive cost positions, and monitor the supply chain.
  • Work with contract manufacturing including technology set up, contract negotiation, and relationship management
  • Develop asset and operations strategy in line with business growth expectations.
  • Lead the implementation of development projects from R&D on a technical scale in the assigned BASF assets or third parties.
  • Participate on the global Professional and Specialty Solutions leadership team in definition of business excellence, innovation, talent development, and sustainability initiatives.
  • Leadership Core Responsibilities:
  • Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
  • Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
  • Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
  • Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
  • Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
  • Execute performance and career development discussions
  • Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
  • Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

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… We will look to you to successfully leverage your previous leadership experience, as well as your degree(s) in Chemistry, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, or a related technical discipline, to manage a high-performing, cross-functional team within a chemical manufacturing environment. Your strong strategic planning and optimization capabilities, which includes knowledge of finished goods manufacturing and crop protection products, will drive the implementation of development projects from R&D through to the supply chain. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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