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Business Development Manager I - Cars Through the Door (Automotive Refinish) Job

Date: Mar 13, 2017

Location: Cleveland, OH, US

Company: BASF

Business Development Manager I - Cars Through the Door (Automotive Refinish)-1700806

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. Our people change the world each and every day.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Business Development Manager, Cars Through the Door, in the Cleveland, Columbus, OH or the Pittsburgh, PA area.

We have big goals for our Automotive Refinish group and we’re working hard to become the top provider of automotive refinish coatings.

Business Development Manager, Cars Through the Door (1700806) – Ohio or PA

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.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Be a self-starter.
- Possess strong customer focus.
- Build relationships.
- Manage conflict.
- Possess excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
- Be motivated by the challenge of successfully growing business for the Automotive Refinish business.

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…
- High School diploma or GED required
- Minimum 3 years automotive collision or automotive refinish paint industry experience
- Minimum 7 years’ business experience
- Project management experience
- Experience with positioning Business Solutions for commercial success
- Facility planning experience preferred

· Ability to travel 50% or more in geographic territory


Primary Location: US-OH-Cleveland
Other Locations: US-OH-Columbus, US-PA-Pittsburgh
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-ECN-Coatings Solutions North America

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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