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Where the Chemistry Happens
We have an opportunity for a Cost and Efficiency Leader to join our team. Reporting to the Finance / Commercial Support Manager, the Cost and Efficiency Leader has the responsibility for leading the fixed cost and operational efficiency analysis for the BASF Coatings Automotive OEM (ECO) Americas organization.
Cost and Efficiency Leader (1701227)
You will proactively design and lead effective analysis for the steering of fixed costs and operational efficiencies, including partnering with other ECO Americas team members, functions, and business directors. You will also lead the fixed cost planning, budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis processes for the ECO Americas organization, and supports the strategies of the BASF Global Automotive Coatings business.
Formula for Success: You Will
ECO operates in a competitive environment and there is constant demand to understand what the business is investing and spending resources on, and to ensure efficiency improvements in fixed cost spending. This position is expected to be part of the front-line cost management view for Controlling and N-ECN Leadership. Certain core responsibilities are scheduled on a regular basis, such as monthly fixed cost forecasts/reviews and annual planning. However, the great majority of the work requires independent analysis and collaboration with the different business functions. The job requires a flexible outlook to work planning and the ability to shift priorities quickly and frequently. There is no overtime scheduled in the job, but sometimes overtime and weekend work is necessary.
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