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BASF Product Marketing Specialist in Houston, Texas

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 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 Marketing Specialist (1901878)– Houston, TX

Wherethe Chemistry Happens

As the Product Marketing Specialist in the Petrochemicals business unit, you will be responsible for capturing and reporting business KPI's, analyzing sales and market data, and documenting and executing critical pricing and related business activities. You will support the development of the assigned products through the implementation of new product launches, market intelligence and tactical marketing activities. Additionally, you will be responsible for ongoing support of product management activities and backing up the Product Manager. You will work effectively in cross-functional teams to ensure that any changes or issues related to the product line are overseen through completion. You will also work cooperatively with Marketing, Sales, Controlling, Logistics, as well as corporate functions such as Customer Care to ensure optimal positioning and utilization of the assigned product(s) across all market segments.

Formula for Success

  • Your solid user skills with Microsoftoffice applications such as Excel and PowerPoint, along with yourexperience in SAP or similar enterprise software, will be essential as youcapture and report business KPIs.

  • Demonstrating your strong business and financialanalysis skills, you will generate monthlysales reports and analyze market/product activity.Additionally, you will use these skillsto monitor and report on key import/export statistics and analyze marketinfluences.

  • Working as a team player, you will assist,support, and act as back-up to the Product Manager.

  • Collaborating effectively, you will coordinatewith Sales to ensure all customer quotes are accurately entered andpricing files are maintained.

  • Your strong written and verbalcommunication and interpersonal skills will serve you well as you manage the Co-Product business, including inside salesof the product line

  • Leveraging your education inBusiness Administration or a similar business discipline combined withyour professional experience in marketing, sales, economics, customercare, supply chain or financial analysis, you will research and clear all price discrepancies and supportmonthly revenue reports.

  • Successfully engaging across thebusiness, you will serve as the primary business liaison with CustomerService.

CreateYour 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: MARK - Marketing

Organization: N-CPN/IA-Business Mgt-C4 Oxo / Acrylic Monomers-60000547

Title: Product Marketing Specialist

Location: TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 1901878