Digital Solutions Manager-1901855 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 as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Digital Solutions Manager (1901855) - Shakopee, MN
Where the Chemistry Happens
The Digital Solutions Manager is an important part of digitizing and automating business processes by designing solutions that can significantly improve customer and employee experiences. In addition, you will be collaborating with stakeholders, SMEs, IT counterparts, and vendors in identifying gaps and translating current state challenges into future state solutions and detailing corresponding specifications and requirements.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
A successful candidate for this position should be a trailblazer who is able to enjoy challenging the status quo and take pride in finding the most optimal solutions to improve overall business performance and enhance value to our customers. Simplicity, speed, and impact are key drivers for success in this role.
Research and present the latest digital trends with recommendations on how to incorporate them into business solutions to enhance the customer experience and drive business growth.
Participate in the creation and implementation of a business digital strategy.
Research best practices for digital engagement and perform competitive analysis to identify gaps.
Provide expertise in defining the best solution options for any given opportunity.
Work on integrating digital technologies in our business.
Perform first assessment of project ideas as input for the project portfolio management process.
Ensure ongoing development and deployment of IT business system solutions based on business needs and strategy.
Help the customer to detail requirements as needed for defining an IS solution.
Consult and design solutions considering feasibility, BASF IS architecture and policies, and cost-efficiency.
Support the design and successful implementation of profitable, effective, and customer-oriented solutions based on business requirements.
Troubleshoot and manage problem solving during the solution build and test phases.
Ensure solutions are implemented per functional requirements while maintaining accuracy.
Collaborate with stakeholders and actively participate in the extension of existing BASF platforms capabilities by deploying and configuring new features, components, and releases in a controlled way.
Create and present business proposals to senior business leadership team.
Develop and manage one direct report to integrate digital tools into the workplace.
Bachelor's degree preferred
Advanced degree with a Business or Project Management focus, or equivalent professional experience, is a plus.
Ability to translate business needs into digital solutions by working effectively with internal/external customers.
Experience in Scrum/Agile software development process and/or programming design and systems management.
Familiarity with developing business processes and IT solutions in Business and CRM environments from conceptualization to implementation.
Direct interaction with product owners and stakeholders to document decision, issues, functional and non-functional requirements, use cases, process models, and impact analysis.
Demonstrated overall entrepreneurial drive with high customer-oriented focus.
Solid understanding of strategic IT solutions, particularly those that support IoT and other emerging information and data analysis technologies.
Working knowledge of SAP business software applications.
Experience with enterprise wide cloud-based solutions from Salesforce and SAP C/4HANA.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Access.
Good communication (written and oral), presentation, and team facilitation skills.
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-Minnesota
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN/B-Management Construction Systems Unit-63022994
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.