Supply Chain Manager
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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable futureSupply Chain Manager (1805842) ? Florham Park, NJ Where the Chemistry HappensWe are seeking a professional like you to manage the North America demand and supply planning within the Nutrition & Health division (EN); including leading a team of supply chain professionals and ensuring clear objectives, training, and development plans are in place.Formula for SuccessUtilizing your strong leadership skills and experience, you will lead a team of supply chain professionals, ensuring clear objectives and development plans (including required training) are in place.Thinking strategically, you will manage the regional S&OP processes to ensure visibility and transparency to operational performance.Successfully engaging across the organization, you will develop a strong network within the Global EN SC organization, with a focus on GBU Supply Chain Heads.Your strong internal and external customer focus will be a valued asset as you strongly support EN efforts in customer satisfaction metrics, with a strong focus on delivery reliability improvements.Demonstrating your strong knowledge of SAP systems (including APO) and your ability to identify process enhancement opportunities, you will provide oversight and guidance to the Manager of Demand Planning regarding all aspects of the Demand planning process, including ensuring the most accurate forecast is provided, appropriate KPIs are published and a continuous improvement perspective is maintained. Additionally, you will support the EN Global DP Community to promote and implement knowledge exchange, best practices, training and process improvements.Your excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills will be vital as you will be responsible for the EN Order Fulfillment process to ensure alignment between Service Platforms and all 4 EN businesses.Leveraging your education in Business, Logistics, Engineering or a related field combined with your experience in a multi-channel supply chain environment, you will be responsible for management for all product availability / inventory and Service levels (internal & external) for the EN portfolio.Your robust analytical skills will be essential as you ensures EN Supply Chain Planners are pursuing appropriate disposition of returned, damaged, aged and off-spec Global inventory aligned with Global and regional Product Management.Using your thorough knowledge of current SCM concepts, project management experience, and any global experience you may have, you will lead and represent EN on both global and regional projects/ initiatives to improve overall supply chain processes and business performance. Additionally, you will participate in and evaluate external benchmarking studies and bring best practices to the EN Supply Chain.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. 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.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.Apply for this job.