BASF Lean Six Sigma Expert - Florham Park, NJ or Virtual Office (Must be located in the greater NY Metro Area) in Florham Park, New Jersey

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 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!

Lean six Sigma Expert (1802718) Florham Park, NJ or Virtual Office (must be located in the greater NY Metro Area)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to drive sustainable process and quality improvements for the Supply Chain organization.

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.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational and professional background in Information Services and/or Supply Chain or a related field, you will lead, execute and coach operational excellence projects within Information Services, Supply Chain Business areas, and Divisional Functions.

  • Your demonstrated success with Lean Six Sigma (LSS) projects including Gate reviews, project milestone approvals, and the creation of project performance KPIs (e.g. time, budget, costs, benefits) will be invaluable in achieving cost and efficiency targets.

  • Leading Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Specialists, you will serve as a coach and mentor for Improvement projects both locally and globally, and will assist teams in measuring projects against goals and objectives.

  • Your knowledge in Lean Six Sigma and previous experience managing TQM/Lean Six Sigma projects will be critical in ensuring project targets are met within established time frames and budgets.

  • As a subject matter expert, you will ensure that all projects are aligned with and follow Lean Six Sigma principles (Lean, DMAIC, and DMADV), and influence colleagues to actively adopt Lean Six Sigma/TQM principles. In addition, you will prepare and execute LSS and TQM training.

  • Your ability to understand and define customer requirements in a global environment using tools such as process mapping/value-stream mapping, and process re-engineering will be essential as you plan, monitor, measure and report on projects.

  • Travel could be approximately 30%, including international travel.

Job: ITSE - Information Technology & Services

Organization: G-FSO Supply Chain Services

Title: Lean Six Sigma Expert - Florham Park, NJ or Virtual Office (Must be located in the greater NY Metro Area)

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1802718