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Logistics Area Leader Job

Date: Dec 20, 2017

Location: Mcintyre, GA, US

Company: BASF

Logistics Area Leader-1705379

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Logistics Area Leader manages and operates shipping operations safely and efficiently, encourages employee ownership, demonstrates and promotes effective decision making, maintains high personal standards, and establishes/maintains high crew performance standards.

Logistics Area Leader (1705379) – McIntyre, GA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Ensure activities are performed in accordance with BASF and MSHA safety policies.
- Maintain equipment is operated in compliance with environmental regulations/permits.
- Develop and maintain high housekeeping and performance standards for area(s) of responsibility.
- Ensure productivity is at budgeted levels and proactively pursue improvements.
- Confirm on-time shipment goals are met.
- Be responsible for bulk load shipments out of the plant.
- Evaluate equipment capabilities, identify process bottlenecks, and develop plans to resolve constraints.
- Provide leadership/guidance to crews to maximize performance in support of business goals.
- Complete Lean/Six Sigma training at the Yellow Belt level.

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…
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in an industrial processing/production environment.
- Must be a proactive self-starter capable of working with limited supervision.
- Good communication and leadership skills, with ability to motivate employees.
- Strong problem-solving skills, with ability to quickly address and resolve problems.
- Prior knowledge of Kaolin processing preferred.
- SAP experience is a plus.
- Good computer skills required (Microsoft Office Suite).
- Lean/Six Sigma training is a plus.

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Primary Location: US-GA-Mcintyre
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

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