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Global Technology Application Manager Job

Date: May 15, 2018

Location: Iselin, NJ, US

Company: BASF

Global Technology Application Manager-1802322

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 Technology Application Manager (1802322) - Iselin, NJ or Houston, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you that has a track record of success and expertise in the refining or catalyst space to help ensure our customers are optimizing their use and understanding of BASF's Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Catalysts. This position will ideally be based in Iselin, NJ, but the Houston, TX location would be considered if that is the preferred location for the selected candidate.

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

Formula for Success
- Using your advanced education in Chemical Engineering (or related) and your knowledge of refining or catalysts, you will be responsible for the application of BASF catalyst & additive technologies at refineries.
- Through successful collaboration with customers, you will gather input/data from the current FCC operation at the refinery and convert it to actionable learnings (i.e., specific needs) for profitability improvement for the customer and the translate the customer needs into specific catalyst formulations (or modifications) for specific FCC units.
- Engaging with our with regional technical service teams to complement catalyst selection with process optimization at the refinery (i.e., identify and implement most beneficial operating parameters to be able capture highest possible benefit from our catalyst), you will proactively seek and implement adjustments to catalyst and operation to ensure continuous improvement and maximum value delivery to customer.
- Drawing on your knowledge of refining and/or catalysts, you will take part in troubleshooting efforts together with the regional technical services team to ensure successful application of our catalyst technologies at the refinery.
- Leveraging your expertise in the refining or catalysts space, you will be a key member of the product selection team (PST) and will contribute to the PST process for all offerings to global customers. You will take part in commercialization of new products and will be responsible for the refinery trial phase of the new product commercialization effort .
- Using your previous R&D experience, you will design and run a data-driven process that will support the pre-PST process (generate the starting point and evaluate further modifications) for catalyst selection and application.
- Engaging across the business globally, you will work with the Innovation & Evaluation Manager and Global Process Advisor to identify the most suitable catalyst solution(s) for future customers in FCC and other relevant processes.
- Using your ability to achieve and recognize success in this industry space, you will compile successful examples from the application of our catalyst technologies and coordinate their representation/demonstration via technical publications and industry presentations.
- By leading through influence and collaboration, you will align with the GKAMs and commercial network coordinators in catalyst technology utilization.
- This role requires up to 25% travel.

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-NJ-Iselin
Other Locations: US-TX-Houston
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

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