Technology and Business Scout
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 futureTechnology and Business Scout ? (1900299) ? Cambridge, MAWhere the Chemistry HappensWe are seeking a professional like you to serve as Technology and Business Scout for our Performance Materials business in Wyandotte, MI. In this role, you will turn successful innovation projects in to new products or services that serve our customers? strategic goals.Formula for SuccessYour keen attention to detail and strong analytical skills will serve you well as you screen, analyze, and evaluate market and technology trends that can help address global megatrends and maintain BASF?s position as a world leader in diverse industries (e.g., construction, health and nutrition, performance materials). Demonstrating your project management skills and ability to collaborate effectively, you will bring project ideas to life – maturing unstructured ideas to proof-of-concepts and prototypes in partnership with business partners and other key stakeholders. Leveraging your education and professional experience, you will turn successful innovation projects into new products or services that serve our customers? strategic goals. Successfully engaging inside and outside the organization, you will cultivate relationships, manage innovation communities, and spark open innovation with industry leaders, academic institutions, start-ups, and others to create synergistic partnerships that accelerate BASF innovation and affiliated technologies. Your commitment to innovation will be a valued asset as you present ideas and results to build our team?s network and reputation. You will also design and lead informative, thought-provoking events that spread innovation thinking at BASF. Your strong business/financial acumen will be essential as you plan and control project budgets, actively pursuing alignment and meeting approval processes.Leveraging your experience in digitalization, you will actively scout digital innovation leads and opportunities and ways for BASF to capture the value created. 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.