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Site Quality Assurance Leader - Hannibal, MO-1702019

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 and are always working to form the best team-especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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 seeking a Site Quality Assurance Leader. The position is based in Palmyra, MO (also referred to as the Hannibal, MO site), and reports to the QA/QC Manager located in Beaumont, TX.

BASF's site in Palmyra is located on the Mississippi River. The site is a leading producer of agricultural chemicals for our Agricultural Solutions business, and is experiencing dynamic growth. The site is located on 1600 acres and employs approximately 330 people including contractors. The extensive regulatory requirements create a challenge to achieve, maintain and enhance world class EHS performance.

Site Quality Assurance Leader (1702019) - Hannibal, MO

As a Site Quality Assurance Leader, you will be responsible for Quality Assurance matters at the BASF Palmyra, MO, and supported external Toller sites. You will accomplish this by leading, implementing and supporting the Quality Department activities, ensuring compliance with BASF corporate safety and quality guidelines and the Site Responsible Care Management System.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Lead quality risk assessments and support Quality and Responsible Care (RC) audits
- Lead and implement continuous improvement of the BASF quality management systems used to support production activities at the site, including but not limited to data management and SAP QM
- Support the non-conformance management (NCM) program, actively participate in associated root cause failure analysis, and implement corrective actions & preventative measures; Monitor and report first past quality scores for supported product lines
- Support Management of Change (MOC) process for quality-related activities involving changes in raw material vendors, product assurance plans, chemical process, specification, analytical methods, etc.
- Provide support for the release, regulatory compliance and registration activities of final products; Manage Certificates of Analysis
- Manage shelf-life stability studies for selected products; Provide technical support for the regional analytical standards program
- Provide production assistance at BASF and Toller sites; Ensure an open and positive two-way communication interface with the production groups within BASF and at Toller facilities

This position is part of a job family. If selected, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities, and direct experience.

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

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.


Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
- BS/BA in Chemistry with 10+ years of technical experience -OR- MS in Chemistry with 7+ years of technical experience -OR- PhD in Chemistry with 5+ years of technical experience
- Experience providing analytical chemistry support in a chemical manufacturing environment
- Demonstrated experience handling technical issues of quality compliance and regulatory concern
- Willing and able to travel domestically and to Mexico to support external Toller sites
- Demonstrated strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to lead, analyze, troubleshoot, apply good judgment when dealing with others, and provide practical solutions for real world problems

We Also Look For…
- Lean and/or Six Sigma training/certification
- ISO training and/or certification
- Experience with analytical method development and validation
- Demonstrated leadership and/or managerial background

Primary Location: US-MO-Palmyra
Function: QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: (AP)-Crop Protection

About BASF Corporation

BASF SE, formerly BASF AG, is a Germany-based chemical company. The Company has six business segments: Chemicals, Plastics, Performance Products, Functional Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil & Gas. Chemicals segment offers products in the chemical, electronic, construction, textile, automotive, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. Plastics segment offers a range of products, system solutions and services. Performance Products help its customers to improve their products and processes. Functional Solutions segment bundles system solutions and products for customers and industries. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company acquired Revus Energy ASA (Revus), an oil and gas exploration and production company. On September 26, 2008, it acquires Attapulgite Mining, Inc. On December 15, 2008, it acquired the concrete admixture business of Kejie Admixture Science & Technology Co. Ltd. (Kejie). On December 19, 2008, BASF AG acquired Sorex Holdings Ltd.

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