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Business Development Manager - Automotive Refinish (1901824) - PA, NJ, and DE
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to serve as Business Development Manager, Cars Through the Door, in the New York market. We have big goals for our Automotive Refinish group and we're working hard to become the top provider of automotive refinish coatings.
In this role, you will work with strategic collision center customers to develop their business growth and profitability. You will work across the BASF organization to support the development of new value-added tools/services, new business proposals, and strategic business plans to increase revenues and profits focused on strategic account growth and retention.
Travel for this role is expected to be approximately 75% or more within your assigned geographic territory.
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 business project management experience in the automotive collision or automotive refinish paint industry, you will build relationships with strategic customers.
Your strong customer focus will be evident as you travel to customer sites at least 75% of the time.
Your background in positioning business solutions for commercial success and your self-starter approach will be essential as you remain motivated by the challenge of successfully growing the Automotive Refinish business.
Demonstrating your excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, you will manage conflict with the customer.
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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.
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.