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BASF Corporation | Elyria, Ohio
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Supply Chain Planner-1703166

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…

The Supply Chain Raw Material, Packaging, Contract Manufacturing Planner is in charge of all packaging and raw material planning at BASF's Catalyst Manufacturing Plant in Elyria, OH and its associated contract manufacturing operations to support the production plans. The position is responsible for managing, establishing, reviewing, and maintaining the packaging and raw material schedule, and managing the master data process.

Supply Chain Planner (1703166) - Elyria, OH

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Manage Raw Material and Packaging Planning for the Elyria plant and its associated contract manufacturing facilities.
- Be responsible for overall raw material and packaging plan in accordance with the production plan.
- Run MRP to determine net requirements.
- Convert planned purchase requisitions into firm purchase orders.
- Communicate the plan to appropriate parties, vendors, and production planners.
- Participate in the supply review meeting.
- Manage the plant's raw material and packaging supplies inventory health.
- Establish inventory targets, safety stock, and track/communicate progress.
- Work with Procurement to establish raw material and packaging alternatives, trial plans, secondary suppliers, and to optimize cost and service.
- Serve as Site Material Master (SPASS) coordinator for new finished goods, intermediates, and raw material set-ups; including raw material site authorizations and corporate/regulatory compliance.
- Function as Supply Chain liaison for contract manufacturers and transloaders.
- Other responsibilities include:
- Back-up Site production planner
- Site liaison for raw material dysfunctional inventory
- Track and contribute input to published KPI's
- Inventory value (OIV) and Days of Inventory (DIV)
- Dysfunctional Inventory
- Delivery Reliability
- NCMs (Non-conformance)

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 Degree Required in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics, Operations, or related field, with at least 3 years minimum experience
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; and ability to work effectively in a team environment to achieve business goals
- Strong organizational skills to effectively set priorities and make decisions in a dynamic work environment that handles multiple concurrent tasks
- Action oriented, with good problem solving skills that keep the customer at the forefront
- A thorough understanding of raw material and production scheduling theory and techniques
- The ability to effectively use ERP supply chain software tools required, preferably SAP R/3 MM, IM, SD modules, SAP APO PP/DS, MS Office and corporate e-mail applications

- Knowledge of DOT 49 CFR packaging regulations preferred
- APICS (CPIM) certification or nearing completion preferred. If not current, completion within 2 years will be required

Primary Location: US-OH-Elyria
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

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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