Coatings Process Leader - Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
July 8, 2020
Coatings Process Leader - Bloomington-Normal, Illinois-2001432 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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 in 2020 as one of America's Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Coatings Process Leader (2001432) - Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like yourself to support the daily operation of BASF products within an OEM customer automotive assembly plant by providing on-site technical and application knowledge. In this role you will respond to customer requirements, enforce product quality/performance specifications, and support new product/application development. You will provide on-site expertise of BASF product and process performance including color management, defect identification, and corrective action as required. Additionally, you will develop and manage customer relationships.
You will support the efforts of a BASF sales/technical team to assure value to the customer for product technical support, problem investigation, analysis and resolution. You will also assure product performance meets or exceeds customer expectations and supports business objectives to be our customer's supplier of choice.
You will demonstrate the technical and professional expertise to enhance BASF's reputation with the customer and integrate within the business and technical community to bring additional value to ECO coatings customers. You will also control key performance indicators within the product service environment to drive problem resolution and product improvement initiatives critical to customer performance expectations.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education and extensive background in paint applications and manufacturing, you will provide on-site expertise of products, their application, and performance.
Your superior communication abilities will allow you to influence all levels of the customer organization, implement action plans and develop and achieve customer metrics.
Your strong entrepreneurial drive and business acumen will allow you to identify improvement opportunities, develop and execute a plan to achieve them in a cost-effective and timely manner as well as manage future plant production and product launches.
Your strong leadership ability, as well as your priority management skills, will allow you to lead and coach a team, identify development opportunities and execute development plans.
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.
Primary Location: US-IL-Champaign
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Internal Number: 622119
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.