BASF Production Manager in McIntosh, Alabama

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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Production Manager (1805579) – McIntosh, AL

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to be part of the Formgiving Unit and be responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and technical assistance to the operating team who directly operate the process. You will be responsible to ensure safe and efficient operation in meeting the operational plan for the business. This requires in-depth involvement through both written and verbal communications so that the unit can be operated in a safe, consistent, and cost-effective manner. You will be a visible participant in the coordination and supervision of all operations activities within the unit, under the direction of the Plant Manager.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your operational and/or maintenance experience, you will support shift supervisors in the performance of their own duties, and coordinate, communicate, and monitor daily operations activities across the shifts, provide daily operating instructions, and perform conflict management as required.

  • Striving for achievement, you will assist with improving and achieving production conformance to schedule by monitoring daily production downtime/operations efficiency by troubleshooting process and equipment operability issues, identifying root causes and implementing solutions.

  • As a leader and role model, you will implement the High-Performance Organization within the shift supervisors by training, coaching, setting goals and objectives, evaluating performance, administering compensation programs, seeking career development opportunities, and planning personnel successions.

  • Your strong understanding of environmental, safety, and health standards procedures will be a valued asset as you seek compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, promote a safe working environment, and ensure accountability of shift personnel for safety performance.

  • Your proven competencies in analytical thinking, communication, entrepreneurship, coaching, and work management will come into play as you will coordinate with Analytical Services regarding lab analyses, train and coach shift personnel on responding to analytical results, follow up on investigating non-conformances, and provide assistance during customer audits/visits.

  • Successfully engaging across the business, you will consult and work with operations engineers, technology team, and TES personnel in resolving operational problems, modifications, improvements, and optimizations.

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.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EVP/OM-Technical Services-63017862

Title: Production Manager

Location: AL-McIntosh

Requisition ID: 1805579