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BASF Production Manager - Mauldin, SC in Mauldin, South Carolina

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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 in 2021 as one of America’s Best Employers. 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!

Production Manager – Mauldin ( 2201589) – Mauldin, SC

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Care Chemicals group offers a comprehensive portfolio of chemical processes and innovative specialties. With our finished products for home care, personal care, and agricultural goods, we contribute to the success of our customers worldwide - customers both external and internal to BASF.

The Care Chemicals group has an opportunity for a professional like you to serve as Production Manager at our Mauldin, SC location.

In this role, you will report to the Site Director and be responsible for the daily operations. You will provide leadership to align both daily and strategic teams and be responsible for improving resource management, technology/ innovation, EHS performance, profitability and build employee capabilities. You will be responsible for leadership and development of employees in an organization of up to 40 direct and indirect reports.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your chemical manufacturing experience, you will support Mauldin operations, as well as site growth activities.

  • Demonstrating your prior experience in manufacturing where you gained strong technical skills, you will establish tactical plant goals and objectives to ensure safe and reliable plant operation with a continuous improvement mindset.

  • Your knowledge and understanding of occupational and process safety as well as quality management will be essential as you will be accountable for ensuring compliance with EHS requirements for the PSM/RMP plants as well as leading all EHS and Quality Audits within the cluster.

  • Your effective interpersonal skills will serve you well to provide technical and administrative guidance to operations, asset and maintenance, and the business in order to optimize the assets and achieve the production plans. You will lead by example and set the environment for taking risks within the organization by addressing constraints and enabling resources.

  • Applying your leadership experience, you will coach and develop personnel (salaried and hourly) into high performance teams that exemplify the culture and behaviors required by BASF. You will also rely on this experience as you participate in recruiting new employees and preparing and implementing succession plans. You will support establishing an environment that involves, trusts, and optimizes a diverse team and creates a vision that fosters a sense of common ownership.

  • Your proven record of developing creative solutions to new and complex problems, and continuously improving systems and processes will be critical as you support the strategic objectives of the value chain by alignment of strategies with day to day operations, identifying and removing barriers to the success of the business.

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.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.


Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EMN/OS-Care Chemicals / Operations Management-63021384

Title: Production Manager - Mauldin, SC

Location: SC-Mauldin

Requisition ID: 2201589