Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for success. What we look for in you.....
Law degree from an accredited institution with bar admission in at least one US state is required
Minimum 8 years of in-depth environmental, health and safety statutory and regulatory legal experience in either a corporate or law firm setting is required
Broad legal knowledge with high degree of proficiency in understanding, interpreting and applying complex federal and state environmental statutes, regulations, and governmental policies required
General understanding of corporate economics and requirements of accruing for environmental remediation liabilities is required
Prior in-house experience supporting the EHS technical function preferred
Superior interpersonal and communication skills essential to the ability to act as attorney/advisor to variety of internal stakeholders, including senior management, counsel and work cooperatively with BASF Corporate and Site EHS, Real Estate Accounting and business groups, participate in teams to solve problems, and represent BASF with government and industry groups
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet critical deadlines
Proven experience identifying and implementing creative solutions and proactively identifying developments in environmental and health and safety law, and developing practical real world solutions to address the impact of such developments on BASF's business and risk allocation decisions
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.