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...
Reporting to the Global Product Manager, you will represent the Plastic Additives regional business as the key interface with sales, customer care, supply chain, manufacturing, procurement, R&D, product stewardship and legal to successfully deliver business plan targets for the UV Absorbers, Flame Retardants and other Plastic Additives products in North America.
Associate Product Manager (1704359) – Florham Park, NJ
Formula for Success: You Will...
Hold responsibility for regional development, implementation and management of Strategic Business Unit (SBU) strategies for the product portfolio (i.e., product positioning, business plan development).
Understand the regional market structure's economics, growth, trends, opportunities, value chain, customers, and competitive environment.
Guide the sales force relative to product pricing and positioning, contract negotiations, competitive/market information, crisis management, product allocation, and customer communications to align with SBU/product strategies.
Represent North American interests for product portfolio in global SBU teams, Global Operations Meeting (GOP), Regional Demand Validation Meeting, and Regional Sales Meetings.
Actively drive continuous improvements of cost, production, quality, supply chain, and service levels focused on competitiveness, financial performance, and operational excellence of North American assets.
Manage regional product portfolio, including launching, repositioning, quality, packaging, Management of Change (MOC), and withdrawal.
Coordinate with supply chain for operational strategies relative to demand planning, asset utilization, product allocation, shortage management, and inventory 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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.