Product Stewardship Manager (Charlotte, NC or Southfield, MI)
December 2, 2017
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Where the Chemistry Happens...
The Dispersions & Resins business of BASF provides solutions for our customers in the coatings, construction and printing and packaging markets. Our innovative products also help manufacturers in the adhesives, nonwovens, and fiber bonding industries meet functional and performance demands while using smart, ecologically minded materials. In North America, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of resins, binders, latex, pigments and effect pigments, colorants, performance and formulation additives, and systems to meet specific applications needs. We are building the best team in the industry to support the growth and needs of our customers in our chosen market.
We develop, produce and market a range of high-quality resins, additives, colorants and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiberbondings, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing. We are building the best team to support the growth and needs of our customers. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, our customers benefit from innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry. For further information about the Dispersions & Resins business in North America, please visit http://www.basf.us/dpsolutions .
We are seeking a Product Stewardship Manager to develop and implement the product stewardship and regulatory strategy for the Dispersions and Resins business unit in North America.
As the Product Stewardship Manager, you will lead a team of product stewards and regulatory specialists in enabling the profitable growth strategy of the business unit, in close collaboration with customers and external partners, sales & marketing, R&D, technical service, manufacturing, and supply chain.
You will demonstrate cross-functional leadership as the primary liaison for stewardship and regulatory issues between the business unit and corporate regional & global platforms and expertise centers, regularly presenting to business unit leadership teams on stewardship and regulatory affairs in the context of business strategy execution, new product introductions, and issue management.
You will also lead the product stewardship team in ensuring regulatory requirements are met within the commercial, technical, and manufacturing groups including training and awareness of laws and regulations. As the Product Stewardship Manager, you will leverage your strong leadership capabilities to engage customers on regulatory issues and in representing the Dispersions & Resins business unit with external parties such as industry associations and regulatory agencies.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Develop and implement the Product Stewardship Strategy for the Resins & Dispersions business unit in North America working closely with internal and external stakeholders
Lead the Dispersions & Resins Product Stewardship Team in enabling the business unit strategy execution, through the implementation of systems and processes that support customer growth, new market introductions, and business continuity
Drive the customer-focused efforts in the Stewardship team through direct customer engagements on regulatory topics and management of all customer regulatory information requests
Represent the Dispersions & Resins business in North America within the corporate regional & global platforms and centers of expertise to ensure specific customer and market requirements are addressed
Develop market & industry knowledge and expertise for the Dispersions & Resins business regarding regulatory issues while representing BASF interests in industry associations and trade groups
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.