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Regional Service Center Manager, Northeast - Newport, DE Job

Date: Jun 9, 2017

Location: Newport, DE, US

Company: BASF

Regional Service Center Manager, Northeast - Newport, DE-1701737

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Regional Service Center Manager who will be responsible for the management of the Northeast Regional Service Center (RSC) while providing technical and project support to approximately 10-15 sites within the region. The individual will plan, manage, coordinate, and execute all internal and external resources involved in the delivery of engineering support services and project execution to sites in the Northeast Region.

Regional Service Center Manager - Northeast (1701737)

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide leadership and talent development support to Northeast RSC team members while motivating them to reach their fullest potential.
- Manage all regional activities while supporting other sides outside of the region upon request.
- Oversee third-party engineering provider services for functions managed by the Service Center.
- Serve as the primary contact between supported sites and the broader BASF technical community.
- Build and maintain relationships with technical groups inside and outside the region to deliver best-in-class and cost-effective solutions to clients.

Leadership Core Responsibilities:
- Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
- Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
- Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
- Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
- Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
- Execute performance and career development discussions
- Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
- Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

This role requires 50% 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.

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 Engineering required; a degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and/or a Registered Professional Engineering license a plus.
- A minimum of 10 years of experience within Engineering, Construction, Maintenance and/or Process Improvement functions within a chemical or process plant environment, combined with at least 5 years of managerial and leadership experience.
- Solid background in Capital Execution and Chemical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering required; Direct Capital Project Management experience desired.
- Strong customer focus orientation and strategic communication skills.
- Ability to work autonomously within a virtual environment with minimal direct managerial oversight.

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-DE-Newport
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

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