Business Analyst - Precious Metal Recycling & Chemicals - Iselin, NJ











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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.


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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.


And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America’s Best Employers. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Business Analyst - Precious Metal Recycling & Chemicals (2003016) – Iselin, NJ


Where the Chemistry Happens


We are seeking a professional like you to support the Program Management Office (PMO) in driving business transformation and continuous improvement in BASF’s Refining Catalyst Business. We focus on driving business profit optimization and profitable revenue growth in a sustainable and responsible way. Our operations are global with focus mostly in North America, Europe, and China. Our key strategic markets include refining of spent catalysts in Autocat and Chemcat segments, and precious metal chemicals.


In this role, you will support PMO in effective and efficient operation of Go4It framework with active engagement of all levels of employees in the organization, covering all functions in the value chain. You will have frequent interactions with the leadership team and internal stakeholders globally including commercial organization, operations, supply chain, procurement, analytics, controlling, trading, communication and digitalization community.


This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your problem-solving skills, your demonstrated ability to work with diverse teams to develop and implement end2end solutions to complex problems, and your focus on customer centricity & continuous improvement mindset.  You will also get to share your self-motivation, driven nature, and your embrace of diversity and inclusion.

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 experience in excel macros & digital collaborative tools, and passion in utilizing digital tools to improve business processes & customer experience, you will support the Program Management Office (PMO) in the weekly reporting processes, such as running and modifying macros utilized in the Go4It, end-to-end, business steering activities.
  • Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will aid you as you interface with a variety of stakeholders, in order to understand underlying information in the business' existing, end-to-end data points (from feed input to pricing to manufacturing) and then enhance the team's understanding of available information across the functional areas.
  • Your deep understanding of the business data, within SAP, OPEX database and other tools will enable you to prepare meaningful data reports and analysis.
  • Relying on your understanding of the control environment and compliance risks, you will perform key control checks around data accuracy for business management and provide feedback on issues identified.


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.

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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Iselin, NJ, US, 08830

BASF Corporation
GEMA - General Management

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey