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 and are always working to form the best team?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. 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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Where the Chemistry Happens? We're looking for a Crop Protection Product Manager to join our team located in the Research Triangle Park, NC location. Product Manager (1602636) As a Product Manager, under supervision from the Sr. Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for developing, managing and implementing crop business plans which include situation analysis of markets, projections of future events, objectives, strategies, and tactical plans, and post evaluations of results. Formula for Success: You Will?Identify market needs and communicate product attributes aligned with market needs and regulatory requirements.Develop and update product concepts detailing mid and long-term strategies for assigned products, submitted for supervisor approval.Manage assigned product short and long-term supply, forecasting, and profitability by coordinating a balance between short-term operating results and long-term market share development.Actively participate as marketing representative on project teams, providing input for justification, approval, development, and introduction of new projects to commercialization. Develop market introduction plans for new products including internal coordination to bring the assigned product to market with external focus on development and implementation of positioning, messaging, and value proposition.Coordinate with other key internal and external groups to ensure product-related plans are implemented.Evaluate, negotiate, and implement specific 3rd party opportunities.You may also?Negotiate contracts with customers.Analyze and implement programs.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. BASFRSIngredients for Success: What We Look For in You?Bachelor?s Degree5 ? 10 years marketing, sales, and/or technical support experience, to include a minimum of 2 years marketing or salesWe Also Look For?MS/MBA5+ years? experience in the agri-business industryAbility to translate data from various sources to actionable insightsExperience in marketing fundamentals such as value proposition development, positioning, and story creationExperience with specialty crops food value chainBusiness acumen along with the ability to strategically analyze global reaching factors and summarize that detail into concise, creative plans to reach financial goalsBroader experience across agricultural industry segments, including understanding of seed, adjuvants businessApply for this job.