Inside Automotive Rotational Program – Class of 2019


Do you have a passion for cars? Do you enjoy international travel? Can you adapt to continuous change? If you answered yes, BASF has an opportunity that will allow you to explore your sense of adventure, engage your passion for challenge, and entertain your desire to play an integral part in a fast-paced global 100 company.

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 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.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Diversity Inc as #17 on the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

The Inside Automotive Rotational Program recruits inter-culturally oriented, committed candidates with a hands-on mentality who enjoy working in B2B sales and marketing. Candidates should possess a MBA with a passion for automotive, and demonstrate significant achievement in undergraduate areas of study. Participants who possess relevant practical experience (internship/professional role) with a global player in the automotive industry are preferred. This experience can be through an internship or a direct professional role. Prior international experience is a plus. It is important that candidates can demonstrate ability to understand customer needs and can develop appropriate solutions. Team collaboration through excellent communication is a must. A high level of flexibility and mobility makes your application perfect.

Program Summary

Inside Automotive is a 24-month cross-business unit program. Three 8-month rotations will be offered in various Automotive-related businesses, across the globe. The exact project assignments will be determined based on current business need, but projects may include preparing operational plans, new business development activities and implementing business strategies. Candidates are required to take a final placement in an Automotive OEM.

  • Potential start dates are July and September of 2019

What can the Inside Automotive Rotational Program do for you?
Develop technical expertise, network at senior levels throughout BASF and explore possible career tracks within the company. Enhance career development and deliver value to BASF through the planned and designed assignments.
This program offers a comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award winning flexible work arrangement.

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • International perspective or experience preferred
  • Practical experience in the Automotive industry

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Qualifications – BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Basic Qualifications

  • MBA Required. Graduation must fall between December 2018 – August 2019
  • Demonstrated academic achievement
  • 2-3 years’ work experience prior to MBA
  • Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or future sponsorship
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Agility/Leadership Potential
  • Ability to work in a technical environment
  • Strong Customer Orientation

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey
Job Segment: MBA, Management

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