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Global Key Account Manager - Refining Job

Date: May 8, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: BASF

Global Key Account Manager - Refining-1802310

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!

Global Key Account Manager - Refining (1802310) – Houston, TX or Remote Location in US

Where the Chemistry Happens

In this role, you will be accountable for the development and implementation of an approved Key Account Plan for an assigned global key account for the refinery catalyst business (CCR). You will have leadership responsibility for managing all aspects of a global key account for BASF's CCR (Refinery Catalysts) business unit with the help of a commercial and technical account team. The position also requires the global coordination of all customer contacts, as well as alignment of BASF`s various businesses and regions towards the assigned key account.

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

Formula for Success
- Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will align BASF’s portfolio strategy with customer needs; with input from regions, develop, implement, and coordinate account strategies.
- Successfully engaging across the organization, you will establish cross-functional and segmental/divisional contacts and free flow of information as it pertains to key accounts, and coordinate with peers in other divisions to identify opportunities.
Leveraging your educational background in Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field, plus your experience in field sales, marketing, or business development, you will drive the global functional sales and technology team to achieve targets for sales revenue and profit through value-added activities, new product placements, contracts, and implementation of pricing strategy.
- Your strong leadership and influencing skills will be a valued asset lead remote teams in coordinating and promoting activities surrounding the selling of products to global key accounts.
- Must be willing and able to travel 50-70%.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Primary Location: US-TX-Houston
Other Locations: United States
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Account Manager, Engineer, Business Development, Field Sales, Manager, Sales, Engineering, Management