Technical Manager- Construction Chemicals Vacancy At BASF - The Chemical Company
Posted: 13/Sep/2017

BASF - We are the world's leading chemical company, because we offer intelligent solutions both for our customers and for a sustainable future. To this end, we promote the development of people with very different talents - worldwide. A variety of development opportunities are open to you as a result. At BASF, your performance counts as well as your personality. Thus, careers develop from opportunities.

Position: Technical Manager- Construction Chemicals


  • The successful candidate will be expected to take control of the quality of manufactured and finished products and to ensure quality control testing of raw materials, finished products in line with provided guidelines and specifications.

Operational duties will include the following:

  • Providing solutions to customer's project requirements

  • Periodic quality assurance for used raw materials

  • Testing and approving new admixture’s raw materials

  • Testing, logging & reporting of test results

  • Benchmarking against competition products

  • Introducing worldwide BASF technologies to the local market

  • Assist in training of customers, applicators, distributors or own BASF staff

  • Contributing to the resolution of customer complaints

  • Ensuring safe work practices, handling of chemicals and “Responsible Care” principles are adhered to in all aspects of lab activities

Job Description
What you can expect:

  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain customer relationships as well as effectively and efficiently managing the staff and the activities of the Technical Department.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Maintaining effective technical functions with specific expertise in the areas of product development/modification, customer service and quality management
  • Supervise and coordinate all technical laboratory work, field evaluations and production trials associated with such approved development projects and new products.
  • Developing new products and support the development of new products that will enhance the company’s profitability
  • Assist in sourcing of new or alternative raw materials or alternative suppliers for existing raw materials
  • Ensure ongoing market intelligence (e.g. market demand, market shares etc.)
  • Ensuring customer complaints are dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner to maintain relationships
  • Assisting in the presentation of seminars, launches, demonstrations and training schools for clients and employees launches
  • Ensuring safe work practices, handling of chemicals and “Responsible Care” principles are adhered to in all aspects of the company’s operations
  • Ensuring BASF product stewardship policy is understood and implement

What we expect:

  • Degree in Materials Science/Engineering or Chemistry
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a MNC environment, of which 3 years are in product development/engineering.
  • Knowledge of construction chemicals/materials testing, product development as well as construction and building practices
  • Technical facilities management and general management
  • Ability to research and keep up to date with latest computerized communication techniques
  • Analytical thinking and ability to grasp overall situations
  • People management

We Offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and on-the-job training as part of a committed team.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.