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Global R/D Quality Group Leader - Research Triangle Park, NC preferred

Company: BASF
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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.DescriptionAt 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 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. 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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Global R/D Quality Group Leader (2103459) - Research Triangle Park, NC preferred Where the Chemistry Happens Lead the global R&D Quality Management team and be accountable for enabling a culture of Quality Management in Seeds & Traits R&D: Lead a group of R&D Quality Managers Enable a Quality culture and develop the global R&D Quality Management Framework in with the purpose of maintaining and improving the quality of all R&D operations Drive global Quality alignment within R&D through efficient and effective Quality processes Support digitalization of Quality Management documentation, training and records management. Formula for Success Ph.D. in R&D related discipline (e.g. Agronomy, Plant Science, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology), or a M.Sc. degree with a strong background in both science and operations A minimum of 10 years of experience in R&D leadership Experience in project management Knowledge of formal quality management system requirements Understanding of R&D process in plant sciences Training and experience in Lean Six Sigma is a plus Working knowledge of digital tools for document management, training and records maintenance Strong people leader skills through influence as well as direct reporting lines Ability to hear customers and prioritize among competing priorities Ability to manage ambiguity and take independent initiative to develop strategic goals Strategic mindset, able to take over ideas and develop them into projects You Will--- Lead a group of R&D Quality Managers. Coach Quality managers to provide Quality Management leadership within their scope to implement, maintain and improve the Seeds & Traits R&D quality management system (QMS). Coach the Digital QM/OE Manager to implement improved application systems for Quality and Operational Excellence. Be accountable for enabling a Quality Culture in R&D globally. Deliver and implement the Quality Framework for R&D: Quality Guideline, Quality processes, and Quality objectives. Align R&D Quality program within Seeds & Traits, and with AP, broader BASF and international guidelines. Work in cooperation with R&D management to propose, define, communicate and implement R&D Quality standards and Quality objectives for R&D globally. Drive global Quality alignment within R&D through efficient and effective Quality processes for document management, training management process, assessment management, etc. Establish and organize (e-)training on R&D Quality Management to ensure all R&D colleagues are familiar with the Quality management framework and processes Support digitalization of Quality Management and Operational Excellence. Work in cooperation with R&D management to propose, define, communicate and implement R&D Quality standards and Quality objectives for R&D globally. In coordination with Seed Technology and Analytics Department, participate in the Data Quality initiative, and improve accuracy of data generation, quality of data curation, and security of data storage and retrieval. 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.

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