Technical Manager, Chemical – Construction Solutions
AtBASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancingeconomic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, weare building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?sleading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meetthe current and future needs of society through science and innovation. Weprovide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis onprocess safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in and are always working to form the best team?especially from within,through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. Andwe are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF hasbeen recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2019.Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Technical Manager (1901265) ? Charlotte,NC Wherethe Chemistry Happens We areseeking a professional like you to be responsible for the ongoing technicalsupport to the customer by driving technical service projects for the relatedindustry. The major position responsibility is technical content and thetechnical implementation of the strategic business plan which will achieveStrategic Business Unit objectives. In this role, you will interface with allkey internal functional areas and ensure the minimization of duplicate work andsharing of knowledge and best practices through collaboration with globalcolleagues. You will work in close collaboration with the R&D function todeliver on new product development. Formula for SuccessLeveraging your education in Chemistry, Engineering or othertechnical field combined with your experience in sales, marketing, productmanagement or technical service, you will develop the vision, mission,objectives, and strategies for the Technical Service team, consistent with theMarket segment strategy plans and objectives. Contributing to your strong project management track record,you will prioritize the technical service resources required to achieveStrategy Plan objectives and effectively communicate technical priorities toachieve business objectives. Working with initiative and a strong customer focus, you willenable growth by completing technical projects to service customer needs acrossthe product range that BASF offers for architectural and decorativecoatings. Your proven leadership and team development skills will beessential as you manage a diverse team of professionals to achieve technicalobjectives, including Technical Specialists, Chemists and Technicians in a labsetting. You will develop and track goals through the HPO processes, coaching,development, and training. Your strong business acumen and goal orientation will be valuedassets as you ensure the knowledge base of formulation ingredients (productsproduced by BASF), technology, formulation and testing know-how forconstruction is advanced and successfully applied. Using your excellent communication skills (written, verbal,and presentation), you will monitor and report on Technical Service results andperformance. Successfully engaging across business lines and within adiverse team, you will collaborate and interact with Marketing, Sales, the InnovationManager, Research & Development, and Manufacturing. Your firm commitment to compliance and workplace safety willbe evident as you will be accountable for occupational and other safety aspects,including EH&S and ISO compliance.CreateYour Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Adding value 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. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond apaycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirementbenefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you neverstop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Workingfor a large, global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionallyand personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunitiesto help you make the most of your talents and your job.Apply for this job.