Site Manager of Projects – Geismar, LA-1805426 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.
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 future!
Site Manager of Projects (1805426) – Geismar, LA
Where the Chemistry Happens
As the Site Manager of Projects, you will provide managerial and technical leadership of centrally managed capital project planning and execution and sitewide project management office support services for capital projects. Your primary responsibilities include the safe and effective execution of medium capital projects, while managing all stakeholder expectations including support for the development and implementation of capital projects consistent with requirements as defined by the site and region, as well as all appropriate related contracting strategies. The Site Manager of Projects supports the development and implementation of all capital strategies in alignment with targets established by Asset Management and BU Capital Planning. This role also works closely with the OD's/key stakeholders to proactively develop and deliver the agreed project portfolio.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your educational background in Engineering, as well as your extensive Projects experience, you will provide direction to a team of Project Managers and Project/Process Engineers, Project Controlling Engineers, plus Document Control Staff and Learning & Development
Tapping in to your broad-based knowledge and experience in technical areas for execution of capital project activities, you will act as the primary interface with Manufacturing organizations at the site when coordinating FTN capital project support for larger and more complex projects, including those projects leveraging the High Value Engineering Center and Global Sourcing
You will provide project controls services (e.g. estimating, scheduling, cost controlling, document control, etc.) to the Manufacturing Area Project Teams at the site
You will ensure that required project management and project controls technical capabilities are maintained through adequate training and succession planning
You will ensure the use of LEAN manufacturing tools to identify waste and drive continuous improvement in the planning and execution of capital projects at the site
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.
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.
Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN/G-Technical Site Services Geismar-63003275
Internal Number: 538498
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.