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Digital Solutions Lead Job

Date: Mar 26, 2018

Location: Beachwood, OH, US

Company: BASF

Digital Solutions Lead-1801122

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Can you design best-in-class customer centric process automation solutions? Then we need you to help deliver digital transformation programs across Construction Systems.

The Digital Solutions Lead 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.

A successful candidate for this position should be 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.

Digital Solutions Lead (1801122) – Beachwood, OH

Formula for Success: You Will…
- 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 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.
- Manage a remote employee and build a strategy for growing a digital innovation center of excellence.

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.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- Bachelor's degree required; 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.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Access.
- Good communication (written and oral), presentation, and team facilitation skills.

Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: INMA - Information Management
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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