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Customer Focus Operational Excellence - Florham Park (or any major BASF Hub Houston, Charlotte, Wyandotte)-1703320

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.

Description
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 primary role of the position is to support the implementation of the NA2025 Strategy Objectives for the Customer Focused Operational Excellence Action Field. The candidate will be responsible for the concept, design, development, and implementation of end to end process improvements for our customer facing processes. The position will interface with all functions, example: Supply Chain Design Global Team, Logistics Procurement, GS Functions and the Business Units. The scope of responsibility will include conducting process evaluations to identify quick wins and initiate projects.

Customer Focus Operational Excellence (1703320) - Florham Park, NJ (or any major BASF Hub - Houston, TX; Charlotte, NC; Wyandotte, MI)

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Evaluate and improve end-to-end customer facing processes that cut across many parts of the BASF organization.
- Follow the completion of the order to delivery process, and evaluate planning activities across the entire Integrated Sales & Operations Planning landscape (e.g., Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Sales & Operations Planning) will take place.
- Identify and drive quick wins and projects within the identified business units and functions, plan for mid- to long-term fixes, and create a culture of continuous improvement.
- Conduct regular process health checks with the business and proactively monitor process discipline via agreed Process Performance Indicators and Key Performance Indicators.
- Develop continuous improvement plans with the business and form joint solution teams to deploy and sustainably implement such plans.
- Drive planning competency and people capability improvements within the businesses through expert knowledge sharing, training, and coaching.
- Lead and develop expert communities within the business.
- Identify required changes to existing processes and systems. Facilitate the successful design, development and implementation of these solutions. Support the validation and testing of changes in IT solutions.

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 in Economics, Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Science.
- A minimum of 7 years of Supply Chain Management experience.
- At least 3 years of experience in leading/managing projects.
- Prior background in extracting data from various sources, analyzing results, and developing recommendations to Management/Business Units.
- Experience with SAP or other ERP systems.
- Experience in Operations and/or Transportation and/or Customer Service role within Business Unit or Corporate Function is preferred.
- Experience working on cross-functional teams and interaction with contacts in different regions a plus.
- Lean Six Sigma project experience a plus.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Florham Park
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NC/C-Market / Customer Development NA

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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