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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are currently seeking a Product Manager to join our Professional & Specialty Solutions (P&SS) group, within the Agricultural Solutions business (AP) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Product Manager (1801327) – RTP, NC
As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for leading cross functional teams that develop the strategic marketing and product launch plans for the assigned products across relevant P&SS markets. You will also be responsible for organizing and driving the Product Launch Excellence (PLE) marketing activities, market research planning, and supporting our forecasting / S&OP processes for assigned products.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Use a creative and entrepreneurial spirit to expand our strategic marketing process to inspire new strategies for core and adjacent markets for the product category assigned
Engage Marketing Manager and functional teams to deliver solid strategic frameworks for relevant and adjacent markets
Interface with supply chain, demand management, manufacturing, controlling, global marketing, sales and the US P&SS Leadership Team to successfully communicate strategic and tactical direction to meet or exceed financial targets for assigned products
Ensure that the PLE guidelines secure the successful launch of new product innovations
Collaborate with the Customer Experience and Marketing Communications teams to ensure effective, efficient use of resources to achieve market objectives
Manage the AMIGA 10-year forecasting process, net sales budgeting process, and monthly business review for assigned products
Be knowledgeable of industry trends, technologies, and competitive initiatives in relevant and adjacent markets to identify and meet customer needs
Develop specific product pricing and positioning strategies to support overall strategy development
Provide product support materials to sales representatives to deliver proper product positioning to customers
This position is part of a job family. If successful, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience.
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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.
Internal Number: 485878
About BASF Corporation
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.