Technical Market Manager, Powder Bed Fusion for BASF 3D Printing Solutions NA
March 20, 2019
Technical Market Manager, Powder Bed Fusion for BASF 3D Printing Solutions NA-1900146 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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!
Technical Market Manager, Powder Bed Fusion for BASF 3D Printing Solutions NA (1900146) – Wyandotte, MI
Where the Chemistry Happens
As the world's leading chemical company, BASF produces an incredible variety of products for a wide range of consumer industries - for example the automotive, construction, and food industries.
Of course, this offers a vast number of opportunities for marketing professionals. Our marketing teams act as a link between BASF and the global market, with its ever-changing demands. In marketing you are responsible for driving strategic growth along products and industries. Strong collaboration with global market leadership, sales and technical teams, and outside partners will be critical to your success.
You will be the BASF NA technical champion for the 3DP powder bed fusion technology and will assist the commercial team in promoting BASF's materials and services to 3D Printer companies, service bureaus, and end users. Customer engagement, enabling technical success of printing our powders, application development and project management are key activities. You will champion an understanding of competitive and complementary technologies in North America and collaborate with stakeholders to best position BASF's offerings. It will be important to collaborate in a team environment with our technical specialists, marketing managers, and with other BASF divisions.
This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your superior organizational, adaptability, and conflict management skills and your strong data interpretation and analytical skills in validating perceived value to the customer.
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education in Engineering, Chemistry, or a related discipline and your hands on technical experience in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) in a powder bed fusion technology, you will provide technical consultation toward all powder bed technologies that we are engaged with to enable successful use of our powder offerings.
Using your demonstrated ability to lead and influence customer relationships by taking risks, driving change, and building trust, you will support the NA commercial team in driving sales of BASF's Additive Manufacturing powder materials and services with end users, OEMs, and Service Bureaus.
Demonstrating your ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic virtual environment, you will manage technical projects and application development for NA powder bed activities.
Utilizing your strong collaboration skills within regional and global teams, you will coordinate technical activities with the Global powder bed team.
Your entrepreneurial spirit for emerging markets and openness for creativity and innovation will be a valued asset as you coordinate technical activities and strategy with the Industry leaders.
Successfully engaging across the organization, you will collaborate with BASF stakeholder divisions.
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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: BNB-BASF New Business-63020223
Internal Number: 547018
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.