End to End Supply Chain Partner, Key Account (Florham Park, NJ or Cincinnati, OH)-1901389 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.
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End to End Supply Chain Partner, Key Account (1901389) – Florham Park, NJ or Cincinnati, OH
Where the Chemistry Happens
The BASF Care Chemicals division offers a broad range of ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care, industrial and institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are the leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaning agents industry and support our customers worldwide with innovative and sustainable products, solutions and concepts. The division's high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments and UV filters. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets. Further information is available at www.care-chemicals.basf.com .
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an End to End Supply Partner, specifically focused on the a key account for the Care Chemicals Home Care business, as part of the customers's Supplier Co-location program. This position is newly created and will be the main point of contact with the key account planning center. This exciting role will continuously improve communication for a more agile and responsive supply chain, manage key strategic supply chain initiatives and serve as the liaison between BASF and the account regarding supply and demand for all Home Care products.
You will be required to travel to the key account's planning center up to 50% per month, depending on activities.
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 experience in Supply Chain, IT or a business-related area, you will drive increased agility and reliability for materials supplied to NA Key account locations through the BASF network of planners and logistics team.
Your effective communication skills and strong customer facing experience will be a valued assets as you assume leadership as a single point of contact to the Planning Center with direct contact with accounts Material Supply Chain Team. You will also use these skills to facilitate quality and regulatory support for customers by acting as liaison for issues and opportunities.
Working effectively as part of a team, you will collaborate with BASF Sales, Supply Chain, Customer Support and Product Management Teams to drive growth initiatives.
Your high detail orientation and organizational planning skills will be essential as you communicate outages, supply interruptions and delays to MSM team that will impact the client in the mid to longer term.
Successfully engaging inside and outside the organization, you will act as liaison with the BASF Global Team to ensure intelligence flow from the client is current and accurate and participate in routine meetings with the key account team to gain greater insight to customer business.
Utilizing your solid project management skills, you will provide leadership of digitalization efforts between the key account and BASF.
Offering your advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, you will provide expertise in value stream mapping of BASF/Key account supply chain to drive optimization.
Using your advanced knowledge of how data is transferred within applications and between systems, you will t rack and drive improvements based on the key account service level agreement.
Demonstrating your solid ERP functional/process understanding and proficiency in SAP and MS Excel, you will design and optimize supplier owned and/or managed inventory.
Your proficiency using LEAN/Six Sigma methods will serve you well as you lead supply chain improvement projects for key materials produced domestically and globally.
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BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Primary Location: US-NJ-Florham Park
Other Locations: US-OH-Cincinnati
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
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.