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Analyst, Digitalization - Florham Park, NJ Job

Date: Nov 12, 2017

Location: Florham Park, NJ, US

Company: BASF

Analyst, Digitalization - Florham Park, NJ-1703140

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.

Description
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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The BASF division of Care Chemicals offers a broad range of ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care, industrial and institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are the leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaning agents industry, and support our customers worldwide with innovative and sustainable products, solutions, and concepts. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments, and UV filters. Superabsorbents developed for the full spectrum of hygiene applications complete the range. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets. Further information is available at www.care-chemicals.basf.com.

As a Specialist, Digital Transformation in Controlling, based at BASF's North America headquarters in Florham Park, NJ and as part of our global Care Chemicals initiative “From Big to GREAT”, this position serves as the main focal point and facilitator for all topics related to digital transformation in controlling and business steering in our Care Chemicals division. This includes the creation of new and further development of existing controlling and business steering tools supporting not only the controlling community, but also marketing and manufacturing. In addition, the incumbent will enhance financial forecasting by using predictive analytics and statistical methods to enable well informed and pro-active decision-making.

Analyst, Digitalization (1703140) – Florham Park, NJ

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Serve as the main focal point for Care Chemicals’ digital transformation in controlling and business steering.
- Proactively shape Care Chemicals’ shift towards digitalization
- Serve as the business partner for the controlling, sales, and marketing communities.
- Administrate and especially further develop the Care Chemicals global database for financial KPIs and business steering.
- Create or further develop the technical solutions for pricing, portfolio management, and financial forecasting.
- Improve Care Chemicals’ data analysis capabilities by applying predictive analytics and statistical methods.
- Support the improvement of data visualization using interactive dashboards.

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, preferably in Business, Computer Science, or the Quantitative Methods area.
- At least 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in Business, Computer Science and/or Financial or Quantitative Analysis.
- Proficiency in one or more of the following: SPSS, R, or other statistical analysis tools is highly preferred.
- Advanced knowledge of relational data structure and ability to query source data using various interfaces such as SQL Server Management Studio, or an alternative business intelligence tool.
- Familiarity with a variety of statistical disciplines concepts, practices, and procedures. Strongly preferred.
- Additional software certification proficiency is a plus (e.g., Tableau, statistical software, SQL query).
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels and exhibit the potential for significant future career growth.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Visual Basic)
- Familiarity with creating dashboards and visualizations in data analysis software such as Tableau preferred.
- Knowledge of SAP or comparable systems is a plus.

BASFRS

Primary Location: US-NJ-Florham Park
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA


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