BASF Business Support Associate in Southfield, Michigan

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Business Support Associate (1802745) Southfield, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to provide business and administrative support for the North American Dispersions, Resins and Additives Business, reporting to the Vice President, Business Management Resins & Additives.

You will be tasked with the development of strategic agendas and associated presentations (both local and global). Additionally, you will support the analyst work of the Product Management team. Incumbent will also manage the daily office functions for the Vice President, Business Management Resins & Additives team to ensure operational efficiency and will maintain confidential files, compile reports, arrange appointments and reservations, schedule conference rooms for meetings and handle project work as assigned.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your Microsoft Office, SAP and professional experience in an office management role, you will effectively manage projects as assigned by Vice President and Manager, Product Manager including:

  • Coordinate submittals and prep for global team (GAT, GRT, etc)

  • Support ongoing analysis of margin and cost development for key products

  • Monitor perfect order index trends to increase delivery reliability and end of month invoice accuracy

  • Interface with other BASF business units to share and implement pricing best practices.

  • Utilizing your excellent planning and organization skills, you will schedules appointments and maintain calendars; schedules, coordinate and facilitate meetings (including trade shows), events and travel arrangements.

  • Supports users of SAP and utilizes the system for ordering purposes as appropriate

  • Maintains departmental files both routine and/or of a confidential nature

  • Monitors, reconciles, and assists with fiscal administration for the unit, including but not limited to budgets, travel and purchasing

  • Orders and distributes departmental office supplies 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.

Job: ADSU - Admin. & Office Support

Organization: N-EDN Dispersions/Resins NA 60000019

Title: Business Support Associate

Location: MI-Southfield

Requisition ID: 1802745