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Manager Strategic Network Design - Florham Park, NJ

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 Strategic Network Design Manager to redesign the network from suppliers to customers based on business requirements in collaboration with corporate functions and with regards to costs, capacities and services. In the context of changing customer markets, volatility and trading conditions the Supply Chain network adapts continuously to exploit comparative advantages from regional differences in resources, cost and market potentials. Investment decisions play a crucial role as they determine central elements of the network. As a consequence, a properly managed network supports BASF competitiveness.
Strategic Network Design Manager (1701003) Formula for Success: You Will…
  • Analyze and optimize Supply Chain networks strategically (suppliers, production, warehouses, customers) under consideration of risks, duties & taxes, regulations, inventories as well as macro-economic, political, technology and logistics service markets developments
  • Screen external developments and translate into opportunities and risks for BASF’s Supply Chain network
  • Prepare screening, analysis and, optimization/scenario results into stakeholder presentations
  • Discuss screening, analysis and, optimization/scenario results with stakeholders
  • Define standards for strategic, tactical and operational network design
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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
  • Bachelor Degree is required. A degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain management, Logistics or Engineering preferred. Master's degree or above a plus.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management or Logistics.
  • Experience in dealing with colleagues in various global regions required
  • 20% domestic travel is required
  • Knowledge of International and Domestic Transport and Distribution Markets required.
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial drive; must have strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience showcasing strategic mindset
  • Demonstrated knowledge in MS-office and SAP (user level)