Quality Systems Manager-1900098 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 are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
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Quality Systems Manager (1900098) – Cincinnati, OH
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to initiate, plan, and develop processes and projects to define and implement quality assurance practices within manufacturing operations that are in line with organizational policies, standards, and guidelines. In this role, you will ensure overall compliance of processes, raw materials, and products in line with regulatory and industry standards (ISO 9001, IATF 16949, EFfCI, RSPO, RCMS, etc.). You will also participate in process improvement initiatives to realize manufacturing efficiencies and work closely with Regional Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Technical Organizations and the global Quality Management organization to advise on compliance issues and facilitate implementation of training, corrective actions and related topics.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Have a BS Technical degree preferably in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain or a related discipline.
Have extensive experience in ISO 9001/2015 and IATF 16949. Extensive knowledge of and successful experience with the IATF 16949 quality standard is a requirement.
Successfully implement and ensure execution of the IATF 16949 standard at the Cincinnati site.
Ensure that the Cincinnati Manufacturing Plant is in compliance with BASF internal guidelines and external regulatory agencies legal requirements and industry standards (ISO9001, IATF 16949, EFfCI, RSPO, etc.).
Participate in internal and external quality system and customer audits.
Use strong problem-solving skills and established methodologies (8-D, 5-Why, Fishbone, etc.) to investigate quality problems, customer complaints, and implement corrective actions.
Use statistical tools (chemometric and SPC/SPQ analysis, FMEAs, and root cause analysis) to develop control plans, monitor key quality parameters, and provide technical support to identify improvement opportunities.
Lead quality and process improvement teams via participation in meetings, one-on-ones, systems analysis, research, networking, etc.
Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Communicate effectively with site personnel, business groups, and personnel at other BASF sites.
Serve as backup for the Quality Operations Manager.
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.
Organization: N-EMN/OC-Cincinnati Central Quality Control-60002986
Internal Number: 546238
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.