Business Director, Watson Bowman Acme - Amherst, NY-1805200 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 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 2018. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Business Director, Watson Bowman Acme, Amherst, NY
The Business Director will lead the Watson Bowman Acme (WBA) organization with complete P&L responsibility, active general management, and visible leadership. While growing the business profitability and achieving business objectives, you will lead by example and partner with managers to develop and maintain a productive, safety- and quality-oriented culture characterized by high performance, outstanding customer service and employee engagement. Resource planning, coaching, performance / talent management and career development will be high priorities, ensuring ongoing business growth.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success....
Leveraging your progressive management experience in business, marketing, sales or a related field coupled with your expertise in a broad range of business –related functions, you will:
Significantly impact the overall growth and profitability of the BASF / WBA business by productively governing the daily operations through your valued leadership and delegation of relevant tasks and objectives.
Develop current and long-term strategic plans, goals, objectives, action plans and policies that empower profitable business growth, branding and organizational development; oversee the well-being of the organization's financial structure, ensuring that organizations progress is on track and corrective action is taken when necessary to achieve business results.
Be charged with the effective output of major core business processes (sales, marketing, operations, manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, accounting / finance, research and development, customer service, technical services, human resources) by facilitating aligned goals, coaching, guidance, and direction.
Empower managers to lead forward major plans in alignment of agreed standards and procedures, policies and processes.
Provide agile and inspirational leadership and attract, retain, and develop high performing valued teams in an engaged culture with open communication; drive senior leader accountability for EH&S excellence, process safety performance and the maintenance and continuous improvement of a
Internal Number: 535639
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.