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BASF Digital Solutions Manager in Minnesota

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!

Digital SolutionsManager (1901855) – Shakopee, MN

Where the ChemistryHappens

The Digital Solutions Manager is an important part of digitizing and automating business processes by designing solutions that can significantly improve customer and employee experiences. In addition, you will be collaborating with stakeholders, SMEs, IT counterparts, and vendors in identifying gaps and translating current state challenges into future state solutions and detailing corresponding specifications and requirements.

Formula forSuccess

A successful candidate for this position should be a trailblazer who is able to enjoy challenging the status quo and take pride in finding the most optimal solutions to improve overall business performance and enhance value to our customers. Simplicity, speed, and impact are key drivers for success in this role.

  • Research and present thelatest digital trends with recommendations on how to incorporate them intobusiness solutions to enhance the customer experience and drive businessgrowth.

  • Participate in the creation andimplementation of a business digital strategy.

  • Research best practices fordigital engagement and perform competitive analysis to identify gaps.

  • Provide expertise indefining the best solution options for any given opportunity.

  • Work on integrating digitaltechnologies in our business.

  • Perform first assessment ofproject ideas as input for the project portfolio management process.

  • Ensure ongoing developmentand deployment of IT business system solutions based on business needs andstrategy.

  • Help the customer to detailrequirements as needed for defining an IS solution.

  • Consult and design solutionsconsidering feasibility, BASF IS architecture and policies, andcost-efficiency.

  • Support the design andsuccessful implementation of profitable, effective, and customer-orientedsolutions based on business requirements.

  • Troubleshoot and manageproblem solving during the solution build and test phases.

  • Ensure solutions areimplemented per functional requirements while maintaining accuracy.

  • Collaborate withstakeholders and actively participate in the extension of existing BASFplatforms capabilities by deploying and configuring new features,components, and releases in a controlled way.

  • Create and present businessproposals to senior business leadership team.

  • Develop and manage onedirect report to integrate digital tools into the workplace.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Advanced degree with aBusiness or Project Management focus, or equivalent professionalexperience, is a plus.

  • Abilityto translate business needs into digital solutions by workingeffectively with internal/external customers.

  • Experience in Scrum/Agilesoftware development process and/or programming design and systemsmanagement.

  • Familiarity with developingbusiness processes and IT solutions in Business and CRM environments fromconceptualization to implementation.

  • Direct interaction withproduct owners and stakeholders to document decision, issues, functionaland non-functional requirements, use cases, process models, and impactanalysis.

  • Demonstrated overallentrepreneurial drive with high customer-oriented focus.

  • Solid understanding ofstrategic IT solutions, particularly those that support IoT and otheremerging information and data analysis technologies.

  • Working knowledge of SAP businesssoftware applications.

  • Experience with enterprisewide cloud-based solutions from Salesforce and SAP C/4HANA.

  • Proficiency with MicrosoftOffice applications, including Access.

  • Good communication (writtenand oral), presentation, and team facilitation skills.

Create Your OwnChemistry: 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: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-EBN/B-Management Construction Systems Unit-63022994

Title: Digital Solutions Manager

Location: Minnesota

Requisition ID: 1901855

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