Battery Materials Market Analyst-1804291 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.
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We are seeking a talented professional like you to support the strategy, development, and expansion of the current CCM precious metals trading business into targeted base metals. This will be in support of BASF's battery materials business and its customer requirements. In this role, you will support the business expansion in close collaboration with the global New Business Development Manager on a global basis. This will include close cooperation with the regional and functional leaders of the CCM organization, to maximize established trading expertise, resources and infrastructure to ensure the most cost efficient and effective outcome. The mirroring of the existing platinum group metals (PGM) trading business model must ensure cost competitive services are provided to industrial customers with a full line of Nickel, Cobalt, and Lithium management services that will include: Physical Metal Sourcing and Sales, Supply Chain Management, Customer Metal Account Management, internal Price Risk Management and Price Risk Management Services to OEM/ end customers of the Catalyst division's battery business. You will also work closely with the battery materials business leadership to ensure alignment on all customer commitments around these base metal services.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education and professional background in operations, commercial and/or trading, you will support the development, implementation, and strategy for industry positioning, customer management, sourcing, pricing, supply-chain and risk management to drive profitable growth.
Successfully engaging across the organization, you will support active communication and knowledge sharing, both within the CCM commercial and trading organization and with other stakeholders within the business unit and CC Division.
Utilizing your proficient knowledge of the Nickel and Cobalt markets, you will analyze market trends, identify and monitor growth areas, and derive action plans.
Your strong interpersonal, negotiation, influencing, and networking skills will be a valued asset as you negotiate, manage contracts, and provide effective supply chain management in compliance with BASF global procurement guidelines and principles. Additionally, you will work globally across functions to develop the strategic plan for the CCB partnership, in alignment with the overall business strategy.
Your strong communication skills are essential as you develop and align market communications and ensure input to business leaders and divisional communications team for both external and internal communications.
Your self-motivated nature is a strong asset as you will keep well-informed of all major changes influencing the battery metals business environment.
Demonstrating your analytical talents, you will work directly with other Leadership Team members to mirror the existing business model and maximize existing infrastructure, expertise and resources.
Working independently, you will ensure compliance and operational risk controls in accordance with BASF or regulatory standards and policies and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues.
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Primary Location: US-NJ-Iselin
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CCM-Precious / Base Metal Services-60000031
Internal Number: 523498
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.