BASF Supply Chain Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina
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Supply Chain Manager - Charlotte, NC
Where the Chemistry Happens
The G-EDJ/LLN Supply Chain Manager position will have management responsibility for all aspects of Supply Chain for the ED Resins & Additives business in North America based in Charlotte, NC. This will include supply & demand planning, sales & operational planning, master production scheduling, and material planning. The position is also a member of the G-EJD/LL Supply Chain leadership team for Resins and Additives in the Global Business Unit.
This role is responsible for maintaining optimized inventory levels to meet customer service levels, while optimizing transportation costs, production efficiencies, and logistics costs (internal and 3 rd party logistics).
Formula for Success:
Knowledge and Experience
10 years of experience in supply chain, manufacturing, business management or operations is required. Experience within the chemicals or materials industry is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in supply chain / logistics, engineering, business or related field is required
Knowledge of supply chain processes including demand planning, S&OP, master production scheduling, and inventory management required
Prior supervisory experience is preferred
A strong working knowledge of SAP or other ERP planning system, inventory management, and material requirements planning is preferred
Continuous improvement and/or Lean Six Sigma project experience and certification strongly preferred
APICS (American Product and Inventory Control Society) supply chain certification is a plus
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required
Lead the Resins & Additives supply chain team responsible for sales & operational planning, supply & demand planning, and import planning
Sales & Operational Planning: Lead the S&OP process for the Resins & Additives businesses which entails the balancing of supply & demand with resulting inventory optimization and ensuring supply reliability.
Demand Planning: Lead the Resins & Additives demand planning processes including monthly demand forecasting in close collaboration with the sales, marketing, and product management teams.
Supply Planning: Includes master production scheduling and support for raw material planning within the Resins & Additives supply sites. This supply planning encompasses the NA manufacturing sites as well as replenishment of imported products to ensure optimized supply to meet customer demands.
Supply Chain Leadership: Represent Resins & Additivessupply chain in the N-EDN/S leadership team, as well as within the Resins & Additives regional and global communities
Projects: Manage projects for the Resins & Additives supply chain including continuous improvement / Lean Six Sigma, customer collaboration, and supply & demand planning
Training and people development: Drive the continual development of the Resins & Additives supply chain team including professional development and project-based learning opportunities
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: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Organization: N-EDN/S-Supply Chain-63013157
Title: Supply Chain Manager
Requisition ID: 2200107