BASF has been a committed partner to GreaterChina since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing andChongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry,and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research anddevelopment hub.
BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2019 to customers inGreater China and employed 9,230 people as of the end of that year.
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With an investment of up to US$10 billion the new integrated site inGuangdong will be BASF’s largest investment and ultimately BASF’s third-largestsite worldwide, operated under sole responsibility of BASF.
BASF will install asteam cracker with a planned capacity of 1 million metric tons / year of ethyleneand more than 40 process plants, which produce innovative and consumer-orienteddownstream products.
A strong Site Logistics Operations is important for the success of thenew Verbund site. Site logistics connects the production facilities among eachother, secures the raw material supply and acts as gateway to our customers.
Time, costs and reliability of supply require logistics processes to beorganized in a future-oriented way. The jetties and tank farm represent thesite s most critical gateway way for raw materials and finished goods.
TheProject Operations Manager ensures the right concept set up and theimplementation of the state-of-the-art truck management and container terminaloperations at the new integrated site.
Ensure communication as primary contact for Engineering and R&D
Manage all raw material questions, logistics, technology related safetyaspects etc.
Conduct technology benchmarking
Provide input from BASF's worldwide technology related experts
Manage risk control measures, where the pursuit of innovations bearsmajor risks
Drive cost reduction initiatives based on product portfolio and productspec issues
Manage safety of design, process and operational issues
Support the application for project initial and final approval
Support the authority approval process
Support the preparation of operation manuals including startup andshutdown procedures
Ensure the linkage between the requirements for commissioning, start upand maintenance and / as well as for the project team
Set up and update the plant specific asset and maintenance strategy(incl. EHS)
Ensure the development of the technical production resources andpreservation of the asset base in order to achieve optimal availability andlife cycle cost
Align operational processes, methods, and tools in the area ofresponsibility with the standards of the site
Define KPIs relevant to assets (asset availability)
Utilities and power consumption analysis
Energy optimization solution
Order all technical measures
Select and assess service providers
Define the technical maintenance budget
Responsible for RC audit and documentation
Ensure the required reliability, availability, and maintainability ofthe project to meet the project requirements
Provide input for related planning and detailed engineering documents tothe engineering team
Master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain / Industrial Engineering /
Degree in process engineering, industrial engineering, chemicalengineering or mechanical engineering
Long term work experience (6+years) in operations and / or projects in thecryogenic tank farm environment
Strategic thinker, Strong analytical skills, high communication skills,strong leadership, intercultural, interpersonal and project management skills.
Profound knowledge in logistics technologies, optimization methods andoperation processes