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!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
FTN is part of the Global Competence Center for capital projects, technical expertise, maintenance, and turnarounds in the North American Region. FTN provides functional leadership and offers services for technical design, construction, maintenance and optimization of plants in pursuit of Operational Excellence.
The FTN Organization has an opportunity in our Technical Expertise team as a Technical Materials Lead Engineer housed in our Houston, TX location.
The role is responsible for leading regionally, and participating globally, in the development of programs and processes that improve TMM, and significantly reduces spend on technical materials, and improves overall processes from Engineering and Maintenance, including Procurement and Warehouse Management. The successful candidate will lead and support all North America Engineering and Maintenance users of TMM Work Processes, and serve as a collaboration leader toward the alignment of global support. The role will be responsible for implementing, developing, and maintaining TMM Work process training materials, and provide on-site and virtual training courses, as well as to address daily issues impacting the user community.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Initiate, lead, and drive optimization projects and programs to reduce total cost of supply for all Technical Materials used in Chemical Plants.
Collaborate with Engineering, Maintenance, Procurement and Warehousing to improve current Technical Materials Processes.
Fully implement TMM processes into the North America Engineering Processes
Lead the collaboration with external service providers and vendors to insure a reliable supply of technical materials to all sites, while reducing inventory level and materials variety.
Organize and participate in optimization workshops to improve Technical Materials Management.
Develop and optimize Regional TMM Processes, Methods, and Tools to simplify material usage and searching.
Travel extensively to address site issues, implement training procedures, lead workshops, demonstrate best practices, and interact with all levels of management.
Provide expertise in the field of TMM with regard to process and projects, with the goal of addressing demanding and time-sensitive issues that impact all chemical materials used by our plants.
Responsible for the regional TMM Process and Project framework supporting current business, mergers, and acquisitions.
Lead long- and short-term projects related to TMM processes that impact the regional and global TMM Process and Project Community.
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.
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About BASF Corporation
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.