Automotive Coatings Leader











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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.  And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2021 as one of America’s Best Large Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Automotive Coatings Process Leader (2100977) – Vance, AL

You'll provide daily trouble shooting and support to our OEM automotive assembly plants with on-site technical and application knowledge. You will respond to customer requirements, enforce product quality/performance specification, and support new product/application development. You will provide on-site expertise of product performance including color management, defect identification, and corrective action if necessary. Additionally, you will develop and support customer relationships. 

You will support the efforts of a BASF sales/technical team to assure value to the customer for product technical support, problem investigation, analysis and resolution. You will also assure product performance meets or exceeds customer expectations and supports business objectives to be our customer’s supplier of choice.

You will demonstrate the technical and professional expertise to enhance BASF’s reputation with the customer and integrate within the business and technical community to bring additional value to ECO coatings customers.  Also, you will control key performance indicators within product service environments to drive problem resolution and product improvement initiatives critical to customer performance expectations.

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 and extensive background in paint applications and manufacturing, you will provide on-site expertise of products, their application, and performance.

  • Your superior communication abilities will serve you well as you influence all levels of the customer organization, implement action plans and develop and achieve customer metrics.

  • Your strong entrepreneurial drive and business acumen will allow you to identify improvement opportunities, develop and execute a plan to achieve them in a cost-effective and timely manner as well as manage future plant production and product launches.

    Your strong leadership ability, as well as your priority management skills, will enable you to lead and coach a team, identify development opportunities and execute development plans.

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.

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

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We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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