Florham Park, NJWho Are We?As the leading global chemical supplier for the personal care, home care, industrial and institutional cleaning industries, and technical applications in the agrochemical industry, BASF Care Chemicals is focused on partnering with customers to create innovative solutions with great speed and agility to meet the current and future needs of society in a more sustainable way. We are proud to contribute to the long-term success of our customers brands by offering a broad range of products and concepts such as common household items, like cosmetics, detergents and cleaners, as well as industrial products and processes like crop protection, rubber belts, hoses, concrete, and metal plating.
At Care Chemicals, we not only care about supporting our customers and achieving strong business results; we care about our team members. We aim to create a motivating, inspiring and inclusive work environment where all team members feel supported, heard and developed. Being part of our team means showing up every day to work collaboratively across functions to win for the overall success of the team. We value bringing diverse perspectives and backgrounds together to stretch our teams to think differently, have the courage to speak up and challenge the status quo, and problem solve for the greater good of our customers and society.
We as the Care Chemicals division of BASF carry the passion to care in our DNA: we care for our customers, consumers, employees, society and our planet.Come, be a part of our team and create Care chemistry with us.
Where the chemistry happensAt BASF we are seeking a professional like you with a strong blend of strategic marketing and technical expertise to lead, execute and implement marketing initiatives for our Skin Care and Sun Care portfolio market segments in North America. This is a strategic growth portfolio with significant exposure. Our global R&D teams create innovative ingredients and concepts for products that deliver performance with compelling sustainability stories.Demonstrating your market acumen, you will focus specifically on developing and driving market insights, new product commercialization and product positioning, value communication and promotions, building innovation pipelines, and customer marketing activities to generate new business development. Managing and developing deep relationships with key stakeholders and cross functional team members will be critical to your success as you support and articulate BASF capabilities, work with sales to incorporate customer needs and requirements, and proactively respond to market developments. The focus areas of this role will be approximately 60-70% skin care and 30-40% Sun care. This role will require domestic travel up to 20% (international travel based on specific business needs).As a Market Segment Manager , You Create Chemistry By...
Your significant impact in the following:New Business DevelopmentAs the organizations expert on the regional skin and sun market, you will train the sales team and support customers on the application and use of the existing portfolio to drive new business development opportunities, in coordination with technical servicesDrawing on your understanding of market trends, you will collaborate with application technology to incorporate trends into relevant marketing and technical concepts, creating timely and relevant sales tools to support portfolio sellingYou will write and guide external communications, and represent BASF at customer visits, tradeshows, and other eventsInnovationYou will lead North America innovation and business development for BASF Care Chemicals large portfolio of skin care galenics and UV filters ingredients.Drawing on your entrepreneurial skill and business acumen, you will own the end-to-end innovation process for skin care and sun care ingredients in North America, from generating market insights, validating insights with sales and technical, to business case development, launch, and post-launch activities and tracking.Utilizing your regional market knowledge, you will advocate for North America customer innovation needs as part of the global innovation community.StrategyUtilizing your market segment knowledge and experience, you will guide the organization, including business leadership, on the trends in the North America skin and sun care market, providing quarterly consumer trend updates, customer growth, market segment growth, BASF share changes, and competitive dynamics, leading to insights that facilitate solution sellingDemonstrating your cross-functional and global collaborative ability, you will work with key stakeholders from product management, sales, global product development, and your peers in marketing to develop, implement, and communicate North America Sun Care and Skin care strategies that utilize our assets, guide long-term R&D priorities, influence external collaborations, achieve sales targets, and position BASF as the skin and sun care ingredient supplier of choice
Possess strong written communication and interpersonal skills and relativeMarket Segment knowledgeHold a Bachelors Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Cosmetic Science, Marketing or related fieldThen...
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