Operations Manager-1804118 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 we 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!
Savannah Operations Manager (1804118) – Savannah, GA
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a talented professional like you to direct the daily activities within the Savannah, GA plant site, as well as actively participate in Supply Chain, Planning and Scheduling, Marketing and Sales, Quality, Strategy Implementation, and Maintenance team activities.
In this role, you will be charged with ensuring products are produced safely and shipped on time, at budgeted cost, with the correct quality. In addition, you will be an integral member of the Site Leadership Team with a unique opportunity to drive change and leave your mark on the site's strategy and culture.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Relying upon your commitment to safety, employee health, the environment, and your knowledge of EHS rules and regulations, you will ensure all aspects of production are conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
As a role model, you will lead and inspire your direct and indirect reports to meet established business requirements for safety, quality, volume, and cost.
Your demonstrated leadership experience within a process manufacturing environment will be a valued asset as you ensure resources are appropriately directed to meet operational and business priorities.
Your strong business and financial acumen will be useful as you develop the budgets for operations and site logistics that meet business targets and expectations, and as you track performance and implement solutions if tracking negatively versus the budget.
Displaying your commitment to LEAN or similar process improvement methodologies, you will ensure best practices in all aspects of operations are shared and implemented across the site.
Leveraging your education and professional background in a technical field, you will define and execute standard operating parameters (e.g., capacities, rates, costs, headcount, quality, waste) for the plant.
Successfully engaging across the site and business, you will manage the interface between production and other areas including maintenance, product management, and financial controlling to ensure effective communication and teamwork as we work to accomplish site and business objectives.
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.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
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.
Organization: G-CCP/RM-Production North America-63001281
Internal Number: 521138
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.