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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 3:16 PM

Global Category Buyer : Southfield, MI or Wyandotte, MI:1705138
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.
Description
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 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.
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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future
Where the Chemistry Happens...
You will support the implementation of category strategies. In addition, you will provide regional input related to supply and demand market dynamics for the development of the global category strategy. You will routinely engage with the associated business units and suppliers to align supplier capabilities with BASF strategic priorities, and explore creative and strategic supply solutions for new and existing raw materials.
Global Category Buyer (1705138) : Southfield, MI or Wyandotte, MI
Formula for Success: You Will...
: Support the development of global supply strategies for the North American region. Work closely with the business unit and the Procurement network to develop and implement sourcing strategies for products related to this portfolio.
: Lead and manage sourcing process (e.g., RFI, RFQ, RFP) for key strategic contracts and highly complex negotiations to ensure the most competitive supply advantage for BASF.
: Provide relationship management for key suppliers, which will include monitoring performance metrics, resolving claims and/or disputes, market intelligence, and other contributing factors affecting supply availability and pricing of products procured.
: Conduct market intelligence research by interacting with key suppliers, industry associations, and internal stakeholders to collect industry relevant information and rationalizing to assess impact current and future to BASF.
: Support purchase order creation and processing as appropriate.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. YouBASF 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 youBASF, 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.
Qualifications : BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
: Bachelor's degree required with a focus in Chemistry, Engineering, Marketing, Supply Chain, or a related field; an advanced degree is a plus.
: A minimum of 5

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• Location: Detroit, southfield

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