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Six Sigma Deployment Manager-1703332

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 seeking a Six Sigma Deployment Manager for our Beachwood, OH facility.

Six Sigma Deployment Manager (1703332) - Beachwood, OH

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide direction for the organizational set-up, strategy, and approach for Six Sigma in alignment with the N-EBN Strategy.
- Responsible for the N-EBN Six Sigma cost center, including preparation of budget, approval of expenditures, monitoring costs, and adherence to budget.
- Ensure N-EBN Six Sigma processes and activities are aligned with the N-EBN Strategy, BASF "We create chemistry" strategy, and BASF Standards.
- Ensure efficiency, effectiveness, and customer orientation of LSS solutions.
- Maintain consistent application of Continuous Improvement framework (DMAIC) to all Six Sigma projects within N-EBN.
- Conduct management reporting on status of Six Sigma programs/projects and performance against targets.
- Manage the organization of events, trainings, and workshops and utilization of various media.
- Motivate others to actively adopt Six Sigma principles and support LSS activities.
- Collect and exchange of best practices. Identify improvement potential of the concepts by observing ongoing local projects and trainings (lessons learned).
- Help craft "Challenges" for employees in MasterIdea.
- Manage the Innovation Challenge from start to finish.
- Wear necessary safety equipment and follow company established Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures
- Follow all appropriate Environmental Protection, Safety, Health, and Quality (EHS) policies.
- Wear prescribed Personal Protective equipment and ensure prescribed safeguards are properly used.
- Immediately report unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor and take immediate interim steps to protect others from serious risk
- Understand that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of BASF culture. Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to appropriate managers or directors.
- Must understand and follow all quality initiatives and processes for ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and other ISO regulations, procedures, and processes as they pertain to job responsibilities.
- Process safety roles and responsibilities across the organization are clearly-defined and include an expectation to raise, and authority to respond to process safety concerns. Senior leaders are held accountable for process safety performance. Employees understand the importance of process safety as it applies to their jobs and are responsible for following and contributing to the work processes to achieve improvement in company process safety, performance.
- Assure standards of safety, environmental, team and individual performance are met in a high-performance, team-based organization.
- Address and raise the EHS standards at BASF.

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.
- Expert knowledge of Operational Excellence and Lean Six Sigma implementation.
- Strong leadership and people skills.
- Creative with entrepreneurial and value-adding results.
- Change Management skills.
- Solid organizational skills.
- Strong planning and Project Management skills.
- Skilled in communications.
- BASF business acumen.
- Business application knowledge (e.g., MS-Office, SAP).
- Knowledge of statistical tools and methodologies, quality, and financial principles.
- Aptitude as an administrator/power use for Innovation Management Platform.
- Global organization-wide perspective.
- Strategic and analytical thinking.
- Understanding of the external environment.
- Entrepreneurial skills.
- Negotiation, conflict resolution, and influencing skills.
- Able to travel up to 40% of the time.

Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals 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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