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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Sales at BASF revolves around the customer experience and driving profitable growth. The foundation for this is a strong team that brings specific application, industry and market knowledge in order to understand the diverse markets where we build trusting and satisfying customer relationships.
District Manager - Ag Products (West ND, West SD, MT, North & West WY) - (1703357) – Remote Position
We're looking for a District Sales Manager to act as the face to BASF field staff, to the marketplace and to key industry stakeholders or trade organizations. As a District Sales Manager you will have responsibility for leading the retail & grower focused resources within your geography, including managing both direct reports and influencing indirect reports. You will also be responsible for the defined financial performance in your assigned district.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Manage sales, people development & customer engagement targets within your geography
Assign given sales targets to Sales Representatives; Coach Sales Representatives to achieve their assigned sales targets
Achieve targets by leading your team in translating and deploying the national marketing strategy/messages into sales execution plans for their local area(s), while acting as an advocate for BASF & the agriculture industry
Establish and cultivate a culture of high performance that seeks continuous improvement, and which embraces the need for practice & constant communication
Bring constructive input & feedback regarding processes, needed investments and proactively engage in cross district exchanges aimed at speeding the delivery of best practices and deployment of new tactics or ideas
Promote staff engagement, cultural values and embrace the use of data beyond sales figures as key characteristics of a successful field sales staff
Act as a key spokesperson for BASF's internal and external communications with employees, customers and the marketplace
As a District Sales Manager, your Leadership Core responsibilities will include...
Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
Execute performance and career development discussions
Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable
Where you'll work...
You'll be based centrally within the District and managing a team of Sales Representatives in the Western areas of North Dakota & South Dakota, North & West Wyoming, and all of Montana. Preferences for locations would be Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Minot, ND; Rapid City, SD and Aberdeen, SD geographies. Our opportunities can take you all over the world...
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.