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 strong emphasis on process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. BASF is always working to form the best team?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. Where the Chemistry Happens? Administrative Assistant ? Southfield, Michigan BASF is seeking a motivated Administrative Assistant with demonstrated organizational skills to support the Technology Director and Research and Development Organization of the Dispersions and Pigments Unit for North America. This person would support the teams that are located in Michigan, New York and North Carolina on different aspects. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Work in a fast-paced international environment with flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities while maintaining a high level of professionalismScheduling appointments and maintaining calendars; scheduling, coordinating and facilitating meetings, web conferences, events and travel arrangements (both domestic and international) as required Expense reporting and review of statements for accuracyPreparation of presentations and spreadsheetsMaintains administrative processes for filing, mail, and other materials Management of general correspondence Order and tracking of office supplies; responsible for office supply budget and administrationCoordination of travel arrangements for visitors (domestic and international)Ensure distribution of communications from Technology DirectorOrganize innovation events and know how to share activities across NA Support the onboarding of new employees Support safety initiatives within the team and act as the main communication contact Main contact for maintenance requests, purchase orders and similar requestsWill utilize excellent interpersonal skills to interact at all levels of an organizationExercise independent judgment regarding company matters including identifying, maintaining, and managing confidential issues appropriately 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. Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You? Basic Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED5 years of administrative experience in a corporate environment supporting multiple business leaders5 years of experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)Preferred Qualifications:Associates DegreeExecutive administrative experience MS Outlook Prior work experience at an international corporation Ability to speak multiple languagesExperience using SAP 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. BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.Apply for this job.