Strategic Human Resource Business/Manufacturing Advisor, Chemical Monomers (CMN) - Geismar, LA or Freeport, TX-1902409 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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Where the Chemistry Happens...
The Strategic Human Resource Business/Manufacturing Advisor, Chemical Monomers (CMN) is a hybrid role located in Geismar, LA or Freeport, TX and:
Provides strategic HR leadership and guidance to assigned RBU N-CMN. Execute N-CMN Human Capital Strategy and provides day-to-day HR support to leaders and employees at site where location and coordinates the strategy implementation and day-to-day support across all N-CMN sites.
Is an integral member of the leadership teams and develops and integrates short and long term strategic human resources initiatives to support the business needs.
Provides differentiated HR solutions including daily HR support to all N-CMN sites, including manufacturing sites. Responsible for the execution of consulting solutions across the following areas: Talent, Leadership, Organization Development, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Engagement, Culture and Change Management.
Supports leaders in the deployment of multiple Talent Solutions, enabling them to fulfill their role as people managers, which in turn is translated into business results.
Is responsible for recruitment of outstanding talent. Partners with site leadership and hiring managers to understand their business and talent needs in order to ensure the highest quality candidates are presented in the most time effective manner.
Serves as the functional manager for N-CMGHR site service for Geismar or Freeport.
Location: Candidate can choose between either Geismar or Freeport as home base. Travel to (depending on home base) Geismar or Freeport and Wyandotte on monthly basis required.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success: Capitalizing on your progressive experience in HR with your demonstrated ability to lead with impact, you will significantly contribute to the success of:
Organization Management: Leveraging your strengths in translating business strategies into human capital initiatives and organizational redesign, you will advise on organizational development and partner on the execution of organizational development & change solutions (assessment, design, delivery, or execution). Your diagnosis of business initiatives will determine the appropriate approach, organization capabilities and change solutions required to meet short- and long-term business strategy goals and support for decision making. While you lead and manage cross discipline/business project teams/task forces in response to business needs and global/regional initiatives, you will ensure effective and efficient execution through disciplined project management in alignment with business needs. You will maintain a feedback loop with the OD COE, developing Change Leadership engagement sessions and materials based on the Change Framework.
Talent Management: Through your strategic workforce planning and your recommendations of new strategies, you will define selection criteria for key positions and build successful, diverse and inclusive teams. Your
development of a regional talent strategy for the unit, will impact the retention of critical talent in the unit. Your coordination and integration of the sites Talent Management process will produce
insightful and detailed analysis of potential talent gaps and the development of career plans. The coordination and management of your performance management process will provide clear
communication to the organization, compliance, consistency and objectivity; your leadership will ensure performance review evaluations are administered fairly and effectively. You will coordinate
and manage New Leader Assimilations and Employee's day 1 orientation support for Talent Events and other in demand activities as directed by the Leadership Excellence and Development
CoE, e.g. Talent Summits, Talent Forums, Regional Development Centers, Get-to-know sessions of L2 with regional talents.
General HR support: You will impart and deliver day-to-day HR support to N-CMN leaders and employees at your site location and coordinate the day-to-day HR support at other N-CMN sites. You will partner with the N-CMN HR generalist and site HR outside of your site location to ensure execution of N-CMN human capital strategy and provision of day-to-day HR services. Your HR support includes all members of the N-CMN leadership team.
Leadership Management & HR Consulting Projects: You'll coach unit leader(s) and their leadership team members, connecting business strategy to people strategy. Your leadership will develop, motivate, coach and challenge leaders for higher performance. Planning, managing and delivering unit-or site-specific consulting projects, in a highly self-directed environment, may cover one or more of the following:
OD Interventions/Change Management/Engagement
Analytics unit/site specific
Other tailored HR programs specific to business need
Talent Acquisition: You will lead regional strategic projects and provide sustainable Talent Acquisition solutions. Your development and execution of a staffing strategy for assigned businesses will produce creative sourcing methods to identify high-potential, diverse talent. You will enable optimization of hiring decisions in the context of the broader talent strategy. Leveraging organizational strategy and labor market knowledge will identify top talent and your management and influencing will manage business leader expectations on talent availability (by leveraging market analytics) and enable them to make tradeoffs between quality and speed. Your anticipation of the changing needs of hiring managers and their businesses he/she will adjust the strategy accordingly. Challenging and educating hiring managers on talent assessments, business/talent risks of hiring certain candidates, and their talent assumptions will aid in the hiring of top talent. Your proactive identification and developed solutions to talent pipeline challenges will include your partnership with talent attraction, candidate care, and diversity strategy resources as needed. You will build and implement creative sourcing partnerships with external solution providers. You will execute talent sourcing for your home base site and coordinate sourcing with HR at all sites across N-CMN. You are accountable for the management of performance targets e.g. conversion ratio, recruiting effectiveness, hiring manager and candidate satisfaction.
Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Other Locations: US-TX-Freeport
Function: HRES - Human Resources
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-CMN-Monomers North America-63007051
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.