At BASF- The Chemical Company, including its partner companies, we are committed to delivering intelligent, sustainable solutions to today's most complex global problems. We have approximately 99 Production Sites and 20+ R&D facilities and employ over 16,000 people across North America. We operate approximately 380 other production sites worldwide.

Our Houston office serves as the headquarters of the Petrochemicals division, it is widely known across BASF as the "Heart of the Verbund". Within our division, we manufacture and market a broad portfolio of cracker products, industrial gases, alkylene oxides, glycols, acrylics, alcohols, solvents and plasticizers.

If you would like to join an exciting, challenging and dynamic team located in a vibrant location that has multitudes of new projects, innovation and represents a great career opportunity for growth & development in a supportive atmosphere, we are looking for you!

Our journey to EHS excellence includes a "Zero Incident Mindset" across BASF and it's a core element of BASF's sustainability efforts. We strive to make BASF a place that believes that we CAN work our entire career free of injury. You can be part of the difference.


The Strategic Planning Manager drives the business strategy development and planning process for the Basic Petrochemicals business.  This manager identifies opportunities for new projects and business optimization, conducts strategic and economic evaluations of Basic Petrochemical investment projects in North America, in close alignment with colleagues from Global Strategy Petrochemicals, Global Technology Petrochemicals and Corporate Economic Evaluation, and participates in the negotiation of strategic projects and contracts.

Strategic Planning Manager - Houston, TX-1402717  
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
  • BS degree in chemistry or chemical engineering
  • 5+ years experience in petrochemical or refining industry required
  • MBA is preferred.
  • Experience in cracker and refining technology required.
  • Experience in economic project evaluation required.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills required.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Leadership skills a plus.

Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston


: GEMA - General Management

Job Type

: Standard


: Day Job


: N-CPN-Petrochemicals North America
Please apply here.

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