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Manager Data Analytics Job

Date: Feb 27, 2018

Location: Tarrytown, NY, US

Company: BASF

Manager Data Analytics-1800486

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…

This function acts as the center of expertise for Data

Analytics in North America. It comprises Statistics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence for all kinds of materials, systems, and processes at BASF. We support the live cycle of a material from the ideation in research to the quality management in production.

Projects come from a variety of BASF 4.0 initiatives, from the regional business units, as well as corporate research.

Manager Data Analytics (1800486) – Tarrytown, NY

In this role, the incumbent needs to combine technical expertise and leadership skills. S/he will mentor the team members on their road toward excellence.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Initiate and execute cross-business and/or cross-function consulting projects, and start innovation projects that target the development of novel scientific solutions for data analytical problems.
- Liaise with academic collaborators (e.g., MIT, Stanford), as well as partner with research, development, and production units and other Centers of Expertise (e.g., Engineering). With the support of these partners, the team will incubate Artificial Intelligence applications in North America (NA).
- Build the link of the activities in NA (internal and external) to the greater Data Analytics community in BASF SE.

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…
- Ph.D. in Science or Engineering with focus on quantitative analytics.
- Proven track record of authoring articles published in relevant peer-reviewed journals.
- At least 7 years of experience in the chemical industry required.
- A minimum of 4 years of experience in project management.
- International working experience and proven track record in working within multinational teams preferred.
- At least 2 years of experience in functional leadership.
- Recognized expertise in the field of Data Analytics (e.g., Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence) within the scientific community.
- Effectiveness in filling the innovation pipeline with projects with high business impact preferred.
- Thorough understanding of data-driven workflows. Excellent knowledge of statistical methods and their industrial application.
- Superior consultancy mindset with a high degree of flexibility and an ability to learn and adapt to new applications quickly.
- Strong project management and collaboration skills, demonstrated in public/private partnerships on an international level.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish sustainable internal and external relationships.

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-NY-Tarrytown
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: GM/N-Global R&D - Advanced Materials & Systems

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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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