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Lab Supervisor Job

Date: Mar 7, 2018

Location: Zachary, LA, US

Company: BASF

Lab Supervisor-1800540

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…

In this role, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Zachary Site product laboratory services. The position directs QC/QA testing 24/7 for operations.

Lab Supervisor (1800540) – Zachary, LA

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Be accountable for daily environmental/safety compliance.
- Manage execution of ISO 9001 requirements.
- Establish lab goals and objectives to assure continuous improvement; ensure alignment with production
- Track team performance for success (KPIs/Metrics).
- Support implementation and follow-up on process optimization (daily follow-up through visual boards).
- Own the team development process. Build and maintain an engaged workforce.
- Coach and develop existing and new personnel (salaried, hourly, and contract) into high-performance teams.
- Conduct performance management reviews
- Utilize talent development process to promote the development of team members.
- Participate in recruiting, interviewing, and selection of lab personnel.

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

Qualifications for this position:
- BS degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering required
- Minimum of 8+ years experience in a chemical manufacturing/laboratory environment required
- Minimum of 2+ years experience with direct supervision of a group or department required
- Experience in managing direct reports, with ability to hire, coach, lead & manage
- Competent in talent assessment, retaining people & planning for career growth
- Knowledge of establishing KPIs, metrics & similar reporting
- Customer focused, approaches processes with a total Customer Focused environment & culture.

Primary Location: US-LA-Zachary
Function: QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-CIN-Intermediates North America

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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