Group Leader, Zeolite SCR Technologies - 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 2021 as one of America’s Best Large 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.

Group Leader, Zeolite SCR Technologies - Iselin, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens…

As Group Leader, you lead the R&D group “Zeolites SCR Technologies” in the Environmental Catalysis R&D and Application sub-department. You will supervise the R&D team focused on developing new zeolites for automotive applications as well Zeolite based SCR catalyst technologies, ensuring new developments meet customer requirements and surpass competitors.

You provide technical and managerial guidance to project and team leaders, determining priorities for planning and execution of projects, driving proper milestone management together with project and team leaders. You also control costs and manage budgets, while effectively maximizing the economic impact with given resources. You will establish a zero-incident culture and ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations and company business standards and ensure quality standards and proper documentation of R&D work. You have ownership of recruiting, coaching, developing and mentoring of current and incoming employees.

You work closely partnering with the business units Mobile Emission Catalysts business (CCE) (Marketing, Key Account Management, Production) to maximize R&D impact and business success. You’ll establish relationships with key customers to understand their technical requirements and to monitor competitive positions. You mentor interdisciplinary teams, fostering cooperation with internal partners ensuring smooth technology developments and the continuous improvements of efficiency and effectiveness. You’ll coordinates R&D activities across regions, including cooperation with academic and industrial joint development partners.  

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

Formula for Success…. 

  • Your PhD, industry background coupled with your R&D/technology function expertise, strong business acumen and your ability to analyze market trends, competitive activities, scientific developments, as well as oversee the generation of new intellectual property (IP) in collaboration with business-unit partners and legal counsel will prove valuable as you work closely with internal partners in the business unit CCE and in Business Segment R&D groups and as you establish/define technical targets
  • Your demonstrated commitment to EH&S Excellence combined with a Zero Incident Mindset will guide your implementation of new safety concepts
  • Your analysis of strength and weaknesses of own technologies is the basis for new projects, and you’ll ensure freedom to operate for own technology developments and actively manage the IP portfolio, driving the buildup of IP barriers for competitors
  • Your strong leadership skills with a solid track of having led large cross-functional multi-disciplinary technical teams and/or direct people responsibility will be leveraged as you develop group members by providing coaching and technical training
  • Your solid track record of successful leadership of projects with large business impact will drive proper milestone management together with project and team leaders
  • Your leadership of technical and/or large project teams will contribute to your successful technical and managerial guidance to project and team leaders
           

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


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