Global Quality Manager, Hygiene – Houston, TX
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 2017. 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 Quality Manager, Hygiene – Houston, TX Where the Chemistry Happens As the Global Quality Manager for Hygiene, you will assure our product is in compliance with legal standards and meets customer expectations. Your leadership of the global quality unit employees and functional leadership of the employees of the plant quality labs globally will enhance our reputation and ensure that our products and services drive sustainable growth.Formula for SuccessAs a role model who is thorough and observant with an eye for detail, you will be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and lead your team in the development of new efficient proceduresWith a full understanding of the product requirements for potential and existing customers as well as the competitive landscape and industry standards, you will develop effective quality control, assurance and management processesYour outstanding communication skills will be an asset as you solicit feedback from customers and bring the Non-Conformance Management process to life including reporting and coordination of corrective and preventive actions You will ensure adherence to health and safety guidelines and legal obligations and that required certifications are met (ISO 9001, ISO14001, customer related etc.)Your results driven approach will serve you well as you set up a Management of Change system which ensures accurate documentation, document control and training for all quality related procedures and tasksYou will be accountable for devising (including statistical analysis), reviewing and controlling specifications for products as well as preparation and documentation of audits and follow up on necessary changesCreate 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 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.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job. Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to “hiring the best” internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.Apply for this job.