Rail Fleet Manager - Florham Park (Preferred) or Major BASF Site (Freeport, Geismar, Wyandotte, etc











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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.


We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in 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 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! 


Rail Fleet Manager (2000089) – Florham Park (preferred) or at a major BASF site (Freeport, Geismar, Wyandotte, etc.)


Where the Chemistry Happens


We are seeking a professional like you to manage the company owned and leased railcar fleet, including fleet size modeling and cross fleet utilization, maintenance and mechanical conversions, oversight of on-hire, off-hire, and cross fleet transfer activities. You will provide premium customer service to BASF sites and business units by acting as the rail fleet liaison, and be responsible for continuous improvement and performance optimization.  You will also manage our Rail Logistics Provider (performance, strategy, improvements) and BASF’s Rail Maintenance program and budget.  Lastly, you will lead the Digital Solutions implementation for Fleet Management and represent BASF at the American chemistry Council in Rail Regulatory topics.


This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your experience with fleet sizing, modeling, and asset maintenance.  We will also look for you to contribute your strong analytical skillset, ability to summarize issues and explain Supply Chain concepts to non-Supply Chain colleagues and customers.  Although not required, Lean Six Sigma experience will be a valued asset.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success


·     Leveraging your Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Information Technology and your rail fleet management experience, you will perform assets management activities (maintenance, specifications definitions).

·   Demonstrating your strong leadership skills (including communication, collaboration, negotiation, presentation, etc.), you will interact with business units.

·    Your demonstrated entrepreneurial skill set obtained through relevant experience and your self-motivated work style will be essential as you manage a third-party provider.

·  Utilizing your strong project management skills with the ability to drive change, you will spearhead companywide initiatives. 

·     Your ability to set priorities and make independent decisions will be a valued asset as you work under deadlines to develop and deliver Sr. Management status reports. 


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.


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.


If working in Freeport or Geismar, this position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

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.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
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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Florham Park, NJ, US, 07932

BASF Corporation
LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey