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Minor Contract Coordinator Job

Date: Sep 6, 2017

Location: Freeport, TX, US

Company: BASF

Minor Contract Coordinator-1702924

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

This position is responsible for the management of minor maintenance and construction contracts (generally up to $1M), and service agreements. It provides oversight for the performance and continuous improvement of the services provided by site contracts. The incumbent serves as the primary interface between BASF Corporation and the vendors. S/he reviews contract documents and drives the agreements and relationships to achieve greater value for BASF. The role will provide technical expertise and consulting to the users of the services within BASF Corporation. The position will be responsible for annual contractor spend of $10M and managing contractor headcount averaging 50.

Minor Contract Coordinator (1702924) – Freeport, TX

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Develop KPIs and monitor performance, cost, workload forecast, and labor market conditions.
- Collaborate with procurement to reconcile vendor contracts to our internal procedures.
- Manage internal BASF equipment rental program.
- Meets with alliance contractors’ and service vendors’ management on a regular basis to review performance and investigate opportunities for improvement.
- Coordinate resources for:
- Cranes, rigging
- Hydro/Chemical Cleaning
- Rental Services
- Laydown area management
- Leads efforts to improve contractor productivity.

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 in an Engineering or related industrial discipline with 7 or more years of industrial maintenance or industrial construction experience; OR a High School diploma (or equivalent) with 15 years of industrial maintenance and/or construction experience - in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment
- At least 5 years of experience in operations leadership
- Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Prior experience with contractor management.
- Proven ability to effectively manage conflict while maintaining strong relationships.
- Knowledge of equipment and production processes (exposure to outages and TAR processes).
- Ability to develop and negotiate contracts and resolve claims.
- Continuous improvement mindset and ability to drive change and challenge/improve existing processes.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Self-motivated and detail-oriented.
- Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-TX-Freeport
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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