Product Steward-2002085 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 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 for Diversity in 2020 and one of the World's Best Employers in 2019. 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!
Product Steward - Charlotte, NC
Where the Chemistry Happens
The Dispersions & Resins business of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality resins, additives, colorants and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, adhesives, construction chemicals, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing.
As a member of the Dispersions & Resins North American Product Safety & Stewardship team, you will serve as a trusted partner and advisor to your business segment stakeholders supporting the Printing & Packaging, Adhesives and Paper Coatings industries. You will directly contribute to the success of our business by supporting business strategies and new product launches, steering your segments to address new and changing regulations as well as industry trends, and by helping customers to understand and demonstrate compliance to relevant chemical regulations. This dynamic position is expected to lead in cross-functional environments with Business Management, Marketing, Product Management, Technical Service, R&D, Quality, Toxicology, and Product Regulatory colleagues in North America as well as with global regulatory contacts in Europe, Asia Pacific and Central & South America.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Participating in industry associations and monitoring changes in the regulatory environment, you will identify and manage strategic issues, assess product and market risks, and steer sustainable portfolio development.
Leveraging your breadth of product regulatory and stewardship expertise, you will support customers to understand and adhere to evolving regulations and requirements.
Engaging with internal partners and suppliers, you will support Management of Change activities reviewing and communicating the impact on product stewardship topics and actively managing issues to resolution.
Demonstrating your leadership capabilities, you will mentor and develop team members to enhance business understanding, maximize efficiency and exhibit intense customer focus.
Flexing your agile communication skills, you will translate complex regulations into easily digestible messaging to educate and inform customers and internal colleagues.
Connecting your understanding of product applications and markets with known hazards, you will characterize product risk along the value chain and implement risk management controls in accordance with BASF's Responsible Care commitment.
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-NC-Charlotte
Function: TOXS - Toxicology & Product Safety
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EDN/S-Supply Chain-63022476
Internal Number: 630600
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.