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Supply Chain Planner-1702922

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, 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…

We are BASF, the world's largest chemical company - and we are the leader in sustainable chemical solutions. At BASF, our largest assets are our people and the chemistry they create is fundamental to BASF's success. We welcome you to be part of our winning organization. The Chemical Intermediates business in North America recognizes that superior supply chain planning and execution are essential elements of our overall success.

This position requires an experienced Supply Chain Planner with chemical industry operational experience, combined with strong logistics knowledge, analytical thinking, and accounting skills. This role is responsible for executing and helping to guide the finite plan at one of our key production plants at Zachary site. This includes raw material planning and balancing, finished goods production posting and reconciliation, and all aspects of related supply chain planning. The position supervises the Materials Control Coordinator. This key position collaborates with multiple functions and business groups across the site, and is instrumental in the supply chain planning requirements for the site.

Supply Chain Planner (1702922) - Zachary, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Develop and implement comprehensive supply chain finite production plan and inventory management processes.
- Lead the site production planning process with a cross-functional team to ensure visibility and alignment between functions and across business groups.
- Supervise the logistics planner responsible for shipping of products and small container packaging.
- Responsible for raw material planning and replenishment, ordering, invoice approvals, and inventory management.
- Complete month- end closing reconciliations, daily balancing of raw materials and finished goods inventory, and creation of daily and monthly production reports.
- Track conformance to schedule and ensure product availability for finished goods.
- Coordinate movement of materials and tank management to meet customer requirements and support regional and global demand for on- and off-site terminal locations.
- Manage and optimize drumming schedule to meet customer demand - create process orders, monitor inventory levels, and manage dysfunctional inventory.
- Calculate and communicate production volumes and raw material yields.
- Complete annual physical inventory audits.
- Create and maintain purchase requisitions and service entries for supplies and services.
- Manage the NCM process for all shipping and customer related non-conformance activities.

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…
- Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
- At least 4 years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, Chemical Manufacturing Planning, or Materials Management required.
- Strong leadership skills required.
- Detailed working knowledge of SAP relative to production planning, raw material replenishment, shipping scheduling, and inventory reconciliation required
- Strong analytical skills, including expert knowledge in Excel.
- Execution-oriented with attention to detail.
- Excellent organizational, communication, collaborative, and interpersonal skills.
- Independent, strong analytical thinking capability, proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- Excellent external and internal customer focus.
- APICS certification preferred.

Primary Location: US-LA-Zachary
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-CIN-Intermediates North America

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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