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Subcontracts Specialist


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Job Title: Subcontracts Specialist
Location: Shakopee, MN, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Procurement/Purchasing
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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AtBASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. Bybalancing economic success with environmental protection and socialresponsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. Asthe world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly everyindustry meet the current and future needs of society through science andinnovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvementand operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliveron ambitious, long-term goals.

 Weprovide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis onprocess safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within,through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for ouremployees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gaininsights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

 Andwe are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF hasbeen recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017.We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involvingteam members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing andexecuting strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to createsolutions for a sustainable future 

 Subcontracting Specialist - Shakopee, MN or Minneapolis area (1901062) Wherethe Chemistry Happens

Weare seeking a procurement professional like you to lead the tolling andthird-party product sourcing strategies for a defined portfolio ofmaterials.  You will utilize your skills to provide reliable andcost-efficient sourcing of key materials through relationship management,negotiation, sourcing of new vendors and dispute resolution.

Wherethe Chemistry Happens

Weare seeking a procurement professional like you to lead the tolling andthird-party product sourcing strategies for a defined portfolio ofmaterials.  You will utilize your skills to provide reliable andcost-efficient sourcing of key materials through relationship management,negotiation, sourcing of new vendors and dispute resolution.

 Formulafor Success

  • Supporting the development of tolling and product supply strategies for the North American region, you will work closely with the business unit, Product Management, Operations, and the Procurement network to develop and implement sourcing strategies for products related to this portfolio. This would include stocking locations as well as inventory management.
  • Report and manage any significant, continuing risks and compliance gaps.
  • Address any significant operational issues that arise at the Toller.
  • Demonstrating your skills in contract negotiations, you will lead and manage the sourcing process (RFI, RFQ, RFP, etc.) for key strategic contracts and highly complex negotiations to ensure the most competitive supply advantage for BASF.
  • Leveraging your education in Engineering, Marketing, Supply Chain, or a related field combined with your professional experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering/Operations and/or Sales and Marketing, you will provide relationship management for key suppliers, which will include monitoring performance metrics, resolving claims and/or disputes, market intelligence, and other contributing factors affecting supply availability and pricing of products procured.
  • As market need require identify toll vendors to meet product requirements.
  • Your proficiency in market knowledge will serve you well as you conduct market intelligence research by interacting with key suppliers, industry associations, and internal stakeholders to collect industry relevant information and rationalizing to assess impact current and future to BASF.
  • Being team-oriented and capable of working in a multi-task environment will be a valued asset as you support the purchase order creation and processing as appropriate.
  • Successfully engage across the organization, you will work with all functional areas (Operations, Engineering, Accounting, EHS, Tax, etc.) at all levels in the organization, both regionally and globally .
  •  Your exceptional interpersonal and communication skills will be essential as you work with a wide range of suppliers and multiple levels within the supplier's organization to meet the needs of BASF.
  • Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Addingvalue to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suiteof benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to supportyou—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, youcreate your own chemistry.

     Thetotal rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck.From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude 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 andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

     BASFprovides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities tohelp you make the most of your talents and your job.

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    Job Post Date: 06/24/19
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