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BASF TES Manager in Sparta, Tennessee

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TES Manager (2201299) – Sparta, TN

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join team and be responsible for managing the maintenance department and the capital process for the Sparta, TN site.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your bachelor's degree, knowledge on technical fields, and your experience in maintenance, technical, engineering functions and a broad managerial understanding of finance and human resource fields you will lead the maintenance department for the Sparta, TN site, including driving reliability, EHS, and efficiency metrics.

  • Based on your lean Six Sigma knowledge you will drive process improvements, and improved operating discipline through application of Six Sigma, Lean, and employee involvement principles.

  • Combining your excellent understanding of business fundamentals, communication and listening skills, you will partner with HR, manufacturing, process engineering, finance, EHS, and quality to meet Sparta’s goals.

  • In accordance with your outstanding use of relevant metrics to drive results as well as your ability to set clear goals and visions for the team you will coordinate and contribute to the establishment of operating objectives, short and long-term plans, operating budgets, strategies, and policies.

  • Your ability to coach and empower employees to solve problems will serve you well as you will lead resources assigned to the Maintenance, E&I, Capital Management, I/S, and General Administrative to achieve Sparta goals for EHS, quality, customer satisfaction, productivity, and growth.

  • As a member of the site leadership team, you will develop and implement capital project for the site including managing the capital budget for the site as well as develop and implement effective technical skills training for the Maintenance group.

  • Your ability to hold employees accountable, recognize and reward for the right behaviors and results as well as your positive and optimistic personality well serve you well as you will work closely with all functions in the facility and business representatives to manage capital process.

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: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service

Organization: N-PMN/OUS-Ops EP Sparta-60000448

Title: TES Manager

Location: TN-Sparta

Requisition ID: 2201299