Warehouse Manager - Refinish-2002910 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future.
Warehouse Manager-Refinish (2002910) - Buena Park, CA
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to serve as Warehouse Manager at our Buena Park, California site with direct responsibility for coaching and developing a team of professionals responsible for customer order picking/handling, waste management, site security, transportation planning/scheduling and warehousing. As a key leader within the Coatings Supply Chain Organization, we rely on you to ensure that materials and products are available when needed to satisfy customer requirements.
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 Supply Chain / Logistics or a related field, combined with your supervisory/management experience , you will coach and develop warehouse staff within the Coatings (ECN) business unit.
Your unwavering commitment to workplace safety, paired with your knowledge and training in DOT and IATA regulations, will be evident as you serve to ensure compliance with relevant requirements for the shipping and receiving of hazardous materials.
Demonstrating a thorough knowledge of warehousing practices, you will be responsible for managing the site, transportation and inventory management to ensure the seamless flow of inbound and outbound finished products.
Using your strong organizational skills and attention to detail, you will maintain accurate inventory for the warehouse.
Utilizing your experience in a warehouse environment, you will ensure resources and tools are available for employees to safely complete their job tasks. Additionally, you will ensure department SOP's are defined and employees adhere to EHS and departmental standard operating procedures.
Leveraging your strong business acumen, you will perform budget analysis and cost tracking to identify areas for service improvements and cost optimization/reduction. Additionally, you will develop, monitor, and work to improve Warehouse Performance KPIs, with emphasis on LISC / Customer on-time-delivery requirements.
Your strong written and verbal communication skills will serve you well as you prepare for and represent BASF Coatings in audits related to shipping and receiving. You will also use these skills to interact with internal and external customers in a helpful and friendly manner and to understand customer needs.
Your strong knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Warehousing concepts is essential as you will identify and implement improvements in site policies, processes, and procedures to ensure end-to-end accountability.
Your strong skills relative to project coordination, time management, multi-tasking, and delivering on commitments is critical to this role. Although not required, certification by the American Production and Inventory Control Society is highly desired.
Your proficiency in SAP, Microsoft Office, and other information systems will be essential as you support order to cash (OTC) activities, such as printing labels, executing shipments in SAP, producing shipment documentation for third party warehouses, tracking shipments, confirming delivery and working with the customer care, logistics, or regulatory team to address any problems.
Using LEAN / Six Sigma principles, you will continually improve processes and look for digitalization opportunities.
Working successfully as part of the Coatings Supply Chain team, you will assist other warehouses, attend meetings, and participate in conference calls and cross functional projects, as needed.
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.
Primary Location: US-CA-Buena Park
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Internal Number: 640784
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.