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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 worlds leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.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 teamespecially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of Americas Best Employers in 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Global Product Manager Substrates (1902284) Iselin, NJ Where the Chemistry HappensWe are seeking a professional like you to lead and/or implement the process to prioritize and appropriately resource new and existing product strategies in collaboration with other key functions within the organization.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for SuccessLeveraging your education in a technical discipline (Science or Engineering) and your professional background in Marketing, Product Management, Sales, Technical Service or R&D, you will manage the substrate portfolio life cycle including development, validation, launch and execution activities to meet product line profitability targets. Driving organization for the business, you will enforce harmonization of processes and tools between sites/regions and establish and implement business rules with global substrates suppliers (claims, surcharges, etc.) Successfully engaging inside and outside the organization you will identify and steer activities/opportunities for approving local Chinese suppliers by working closely with Product Management, Quality, Sales & Supply Chain. Additionally, you will manage relationships with global substrate suppliers and oversee technical relationships with substrate manufacturers to ensure earliest possible sharing/discussion of new substrate technologies with the BASF technical team. Your robust analytical skills will be essential as you execute analyses and make suggestions for improvement of overall substrate sourcing strategy, establish inventory ranges and determine the amount of substrate to purchase based on production plans and product platform life cycle, and track and deploy supplier performance scorecards and supplier management (not supplier development). Effectively collaborating with others, you will participate in the S&OP process and support Product Management with the portfolio of performance relevant materials. Demonstrating your strong ability to multi-task, you will manage the substrate allocation process and the slow moving and obsolete inventory across sites. Utilizing your leadership experience, you will provide leadership to ensure that all new technology innovations / intellectual property is protected and appropriately defended in the marketplace. Your prior marketing experience will be an asset as you provide support along with R&D, Marketing, Commercial and Manufacturing teams for successful product launches. Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer YouAdding 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 youthe whole youin 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, youll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job. Nearest Major Market: New Jersey
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