HR Business Partner - Business Units NA-1902361 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 as one of America's Best Employers in 2019. 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!
HR Business Partner -Business Units, Performance Materials North America (1902361) - Wyandotte, MI
Where the Chemistry Happens
BASF's Performance Materials (PMN) division encompasses the entire materials know-how of BASF regarding innovative, customized plastics and polyurethanes under one roof. Globally active in four major industry sectors - transportation, construction, industrial applications and consumer goods - the division has a strong portfolio of products and services combined with a deep understanding of application-oriented system solutions. Key drivers of profitability and growth are our close collaboration with customers and a clear focus on solutions. Strong capabilities in R&D provide the basis to develop innovative products and applications. The Performance Materials organization has 18 operational sites and the North American headquarters is in southeastern Michigan, approximately 11 miles south of Detroit on the Detroit River.
We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for HR Business Partnering for the Business Units in North America.
In Performance Materials, you will collaborate with the HR team to advise and consult the regional leadership team on HR policies and processes along the entire HR value chain. Key responsibilities will include driving results by leveraging your knowledge and HR functional excellence in four key areas: Talent, Leadership, Organization and Culture.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
You will use your skills and education to:
Partner with leadership and Talent Acquisition to identify and assess talent in personnel planning and the recruitment of internal and external applicants.
Facilitate the annual performance management process and talent review process, which includes successfully leading the Global PM HR job family conclaves.
Deploy HR measures related to operational level strategy implementation and change management projects.
Coach, counsel and strategize with the regional leadership team members in partnership with global alignment of processes. In addition, you will partner with regional COEs / Service Centers to deliver HR operational excellence on topics related to employee development, investigations, transfers, paid leaves, employment status / laws, absences, disciplinary actions and resignations.
Act as a proactive change agent in fostering positive employee relations for non-union and labor relations in union environments.
Demonstrate leadership and collaborate among the HR Team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement using Six Sigma principles.
Actively engage in business related projects related to the PMN Priority Team such as community relations, external partnerships, and PM Business Onboarding to build organization capability.
Plan, manage and deliver unit-or site-specific consulting projects, in a highly self-directed environment, which may cover one or more of the following:
SS M+A/Divestiture / Site Closures
SS Reorganization / Restructure / Organization Redesign
SS OD Interventions / Change Management / Employee Engagement
Your business acumen, leadership, change and project management skills will be essential in managing multiple day-to-day activities.
Leverage your ability to learn the organization and culture to drive results and build organization capability.
Ability to travel up to 25%
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-MI-Wyandotte
Function: HRES - Human Resources
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NTH/O-HR Operations North America-63024527
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.