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BASF Corporation | Florham Park, New Jersey
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Regional Category Buyer, Logistics Services - Florham Park, NJ-1702636

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.

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…

This position provides procurement leadership and support for logistics services contracts to include: surveyors, Lead Logistics Providers (as the Regional Category Buyer), freight forwarders, rail car purchase initiatives, and other related logistics services contracts. S/he will serve as project leader for acquisitions, divestitures, global reporting systems, and quality audits. The role provides senior project support on priority projects impacting the Logistics Procurement team.

Regional Category Buyer, Logistics Services (1702636) - Florham Park, NJ

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Serve as Regional Category Manager for Lead Logistics Provider (BDP) to include contract management, support the renegotiation of new services, and insure service provider is performing to contract / expectations.
- Manage other Logistics Services contracts to insure compliance to contract, negotiation of changes, benchmarking and bid process, and contract implementation as required (e.g., Livingston, CASS, Transplace, AllTranstek, GATX).
- Run bids for rail car purchases as required from gathering specs through bidding process, contract execution, and rail car delivery.
- Function as senior project lead for Transportation procurement on divestures and acquisitions and serving as point person to collect synergy savings and system/data support for a successful transition.
- Provide leadership and own RCMS (Responsible Care) and QTS carrier audits from selection of audit candidates to completion of audits and follow up on recommendations.
- Manage global quality reporting requirements (Eagle) and benchmarking.
- Lead other significant projects as assigned.

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…
- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business, Logistics or Systems; advanced degree is a plus.
- A minimum of 10 years of progressive business experience demonstrating strong analytical and collaboration skills.
- At least 3 years of demonstrated knowledge of transportation processes in an operational/and or commercial role is preferred.
- Knowledge of Purchasing Operations & Systems, Contract Knowledge, and Foreign Trade.
- Entrepreneurial drive, collaboration skills, analytical skills, and ability to develop business cases to sell ideas
- Database Query & Reporting skills; proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Knowledge of Financial policies, guidelines, procedures, and reports.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Florham Park
Function: PROC - Procurement
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FPN-Regional Procurement North America

About BASF Corporation

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. 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.

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