Director, Global Quality and Product Stewardship – Hygiene ? Houston, TX
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power ofconnected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protectionand social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future throughchemistry. As the world?s leading chemical company, we help our customers innearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society throughscience and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuousimprovement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to setand deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with astrong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees andthe communities we operate in and are always working to form the bestteam?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning anddevelopment. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas,put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance ourcollective expertise. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place towork. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s BestEmployers in 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration througheffectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant unitswhen developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on ourjourney to create solutions for a sustainable future Director, Global Quality and Product Stewardship Manager – Hygiene (Houston, TX) Wherethe Chemistry Happens As the Director of GlobalQuality and ProductStewardship Manager for Hygiene, you will assureour product is in compliance with legal standards and meets customerexpectations. Your leadership of the global quality unitemployees and functional leadership of the employees of the plant quality labsglobally will enhance our reputation and ensure that our products and servicesdrive sustainable growth.Formulafor SuccessAsa role model who is thorough and observant with an eye for detail, you will beon the lookout for opportunities for improvement and lead your team in the developmentof new efficient proceduresWitha full understanding of the product requirements for potential and existingcustomers as well as the competitive landscape and industry standards, you willdevelop effective quality control, assurance and management processesYouroutstanding communication skills will be an asset as you solicit feedback fromcustomers and bring the Non-conformance Management (NCM) process to lifeincluding reporting and coordination of corrective and preventive actions Youwill ensure adherence to health and safety guidelines and legal obligations andthat required certifications are met (ISO 9001, ISO14001, customer relatedetc.) as well as product stewardshipYourresults driven approach will serve you well as you set up a Management ofChange system which ensures accurate documentation, document control andtraining for all quality related procedures and tasksYouwill be accountable for devising (including statistical analysis), reviewingand controlling specifications for products as well as preparation and documentationof audits and follow up on necessary changesCreateYour Own Chemistry: What We Offer YouAddingvalue to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASFis the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer tosupport you?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF,you create your own chemistry.Thetotal rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck.From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude 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 andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and developmentopportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.Apply for this job.