Supply Chain Manager-1805836 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.
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Supply Chain Manager (1805836) – Kankakee, IL
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to lead overall Sales and Operation Planning processes including continuous process improvement within an assigned BASF supply chain organization with direct responsibility for demand planning, tolling, and import planning processes. We will rely on you to direct inventory and planning processes to ensure that materials and products are available when needed to satisfy plant and customer requirements.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your educational and professional background in Supply Chain/Demand Management and Sales Forecasting, you will direct the overall Sales and Operation Planning process for the business including continuous process improvement, the metrics, and the one-number spreadsheet.
Your strong knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing concepts is essential as you will identify and implement improvements in department Supply Chain Management policies, processes, and procedures.
Leading a team of cross-functional professionals, you will encourage team members to strive for operational excellence by continually challenging old methods or ways of thinking and taking responsible risks to maximize results; as a role model, you will promote innovative thinking and in focusing on quality within work.
Your solid business acumen will be a valued asset as you identify risks for the supply chain, provide probability that the risk will occur, and evaluate "what-if" scenarios to provide understanding of the impact.
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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.
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-IL-Kankakee
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: EN/LH-Supply Chain Management Human Nutrition-63017713
Internal Number: 544338
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.