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Procurement Account Manager - Geismar, LA Job

Date: Jun 11, 2018


Company: BASF

Procurement Account Manager - Geismar, LA-1802648

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 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…

We are seeking a Procurement Agent to join the Southeast Hub Procurement team to serve as the primary contact for Internal Business Partners (IBP) and the Site Account Manager for multiple manufacturing sites, performing all aspects of procurement for construction, maintenance, engineering and facility services.

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

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Build your partnering skills and frequently interact with site leadership and the IBP’s to help you best understand business needs and drive joint target setting of Site Account Plans and Site Activity Plans
- Build relationships in order to produce alignment with the production, engineering and maintenance groups
- Demonstrate achievements and results in savings generation and value creation, successful management of supplier relationships, negotiation of contracts and development of impactful business KPIs with selected suppliers
- Provide support to the Category Buyers (GCBs/GCMs) on market conditions and supplier sourcing. You will drive the successful development and implementation of local category strategies and small CAPEX projects
- Act as the contact for local compliance issues, ensuring compliance with local regulations and contractual terms protecting BASF

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.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: PROC - Procurement
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NT-Regional Functions North America-60000006

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

Job Segment: Account Manager, Procurement, Buyer, Facilities, Sales, Operations