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Technical Market Manager - BASF 3D Printing Solutions NA

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


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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

As the world’s leading chemical company, BASF produces an incredible variety of products for a wide range of consumer industries - for example the automotive, construction, and food industries.Of course, this offers a vast number of opportunities for marketing professionals. Our marketing teams act as a link between BASF and the global market, with its ever-changing demands. In marketing you are responsible for driving strategic growth along products and industries. Strong collaboration with global market leadership, sales and technical teams, and outside partners will be critical to your success.

Technical Market Manager - BASF 3D Printing Solutions NA

You will be the BASF NA technical champion across our additive manufacturing activities and will assist the commercial team in promoting BASF’s materials and services. To do this you will need to develop an umbrella understanding of our technologies and match that to the
needs of end user markets. Customer engagement, application development and project management are key activities. You will champion an understanding of competitive and complementary technologies in NA and collaborate with stakeholders to best position BASF’s offerings. It will be important to collaborate in a team environment with our technical specialists, marketing managers, and with other BASF divisions.

Formula for Success: You Will…

•Use your degree in Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry or related areas to support the NA commercial team in driving sales of BASF’s Additive Manufacturing materials and services with end users, OEMs, and Service Bureaus
•Apply your technical experience in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) technologies including: Extrusion technologies (filament or pellet), Metal Additive Manufacturing technologies, and/or knowledge of metal injection molding (MIM) to develop technical know-how across our 3D Printing products and services
•Use your openess for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit for emerging markets to develop technical understanding of end user market needs
•Coordinate technical activities with the Application and Marketing Managers on each technology as well as coordinate technical activities and strategy

with the Industry leaders
•Manage technical projects and application development and collaborate with BASF stakeholder divisions

•Have the ability to work from your virtual home office either in the Detroit, MI metro area with approximately 30% travel or in another US city that has easy access to a major airport with approximately 50% travel annually.

We also look for…

•Demonstrated ability to lead and influence customer relationships by taking risks, driving change, & building trust.
•Strong collaboration skills within region and global teams
•Excellent communication skills
•Extremely organized and disciplined to work independently in a virtual environment
•Change adaptability and conflict management
•Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
•Good interpretation of data/ analytical skills in validating perceived value to customer

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.