Technical Service Specialist - Personal Care Actives, Tarrytown, NY-1903115 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.
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Technical Service Representative - Personal Care Actives (1903115) - Tarrytown, NY
Where the Chemistry Happens
A s the regional Technical Support Specialist for personal care actives within the Care Creations portfolio, y ou will be the technical contact and work as the interface between technology, sales and marketing for our customers. In this role, you will focus on customer needs and product concepts and act as the expert this area.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your educational background in Chemistry, Biology, or a related field, and professional experience in the personal care actives industry, you will serve as the direct technical contact for customers, working globally to drive new business and sales in the actives space.
As a leader and role model, you will provide technical expertise and translate customer needs to action. Project management and communication skills, along with the ability to present will be a key responsibility of this role and needed to adhere to project scope.
Demonstrating your ability to effectively interact directly with the customer, you will be responsible for taking the lead and managing customer projects in close cooperation with your global and cross-functional colleagues, including research, sales, and marketing.
Your strong understanding of personal care actives, market, competitors, and scientific claim generation will be essential as you provide solutions to meet our customers' needs.
Your proven competencies in analytical thinking, communication, entrepreneurship, and work management will come into play as you lead the development of regional technical concepts.
Your knowledge and understanding of finished formulations / experience formulating will be a valued asset as you have direct impact on the regional strategy and in developing the global innovation pipeline. Additionally, you will use this knowledge to propose pertinent technical solutions in relation to the personal care actives portfolio.
Successfully working in a dynamic team environment across functions including sales, marketing, technology and product management, you will identify new business opportunities and initiatives, as well as implement actions as they relate to new launches and post-launch needs.
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.
Primary Location: US-NY-Tarrytown
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EMN/PPT-RBM Home / Personal Care Ingredients NA-63012150
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.