New Business Development Manager - Printing & Specialties-1903041 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.
In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about EUR1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com .
This is a remote position.
What You'll Be Doing - You will be responsible for driving our future business growth in digital and traditional printing in North America with a strong customer focus. The New Business Development Manager, Printing & Specialties reports into the Head of Global Business Management Digital (US-MI-Southfield) and into the Global Team Leader Pigments for Printing (Germany).
Interacts closely, both regionally and globally, with team members in Sales, Commercial Industry Management, Quality, PS&R, and Technology and Development to identify business and technology needs at the forefront of industry megatrends.
Supports business growth through customer visits, presentations, trade shows / conferences and training of internal / external customers including distribution.
Access the entire value chain of the assigned industry from ink makers, dispersion house to OEM or brand owners.
Coordinates new product launches for assigned market segments.
Drives progression of growth opportunities.
Effectively communicates technical priorities to achieve business objectives.
Coloring Your World: What We Offer You ...
We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family's needs, no matter where you are in your career.
The "Total Rewards" that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you've been dreaming of, and much more.
Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.
Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Shine With Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?
Entrepreneur with strong customer focus.
Successfully scouted for new opportunities and takes accountability to make things happen.
Proven record for pushing forward projects in a multi-functional team and at customers.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Travel: 50% of the time.
Do you have a MBA? Great! We will help you put those skills to work.
Do you have experience in the printing or pigments industry? That is a plus!
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.