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TES Manager (1903238) - Sparta, TN
Where the Chemistry Happens
The Sparta, TN site is a manufacturer of engineering plastic, polyamide, polyethylene terephthalate, and polybutylene terephthalate, used in the transportation, consumer, industrial, and construction industries.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing the maintenance department and the capital process for the Sparta, TN site. Six Sigma Green Belt is required, Black Belt preferred (or willing to obtain Green Belt in first 24 months of job).
You will be an active member of the site leadership team who is seen as a positive and optimistic role model, holding employees accountable, and recognizing and rewarding for the right behaviors and results. You will demonstrate active listening skills, effective presentation skills, and good verbal and writing skills. Additionally, you will strive to bulid teams to solve problems.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education (technical field preferred) and your experience in maintenance, technical, and/or engineering functions, you will l ead the maintenance department for the Sparta, TN site, including driving reliability, EHS, and efficiency metrics.
Demonstrating your experience in the management of maintenance, technical, and/or engineering functions and a broad managerial understanding of finance and human resource fields, you will develop and implement capital projects for the site including managing the capital budget for the site.
Setting clear goals and vision for the team, you will effectively 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 subject matter expert, you will develop Sparta's core technology expertise in E&I, Maintenance, and Capital Management.
Utilizing your solid Six Sigma / Continuous Improvement expertise and application, you will drive process improvements and improved operating discipline through application of Six Sigma, Lean, and employee involvement principles.
Your effective communication skills will serve you well as you partner with HR, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Finance, EHS, and Quality to meet Sparta's goals.
Having a good understanding of business fundamentals and using relevant metrics to drive results, 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 be essential as you d evelop and implement effective technical skills training for the Maintenance group.
Leadership Expectations : As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.
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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.