Thursday, March 21, 2019

Mining Technical Manager Job at BASF Tanzania Limited

Job Field- Marketing & Sales

Location- Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic Of
Company- BASF Tanzania Limited
Job Type- Permanent
Job ID- 42296

What You Can Expect

Responsible for establishing BASF as the supplier of choice for rock support in Africa. Act as an interface between the customer and product development for Mining Backfill applications. Working closely with product management, development and sales, technical marketing ensures the harmonization and prioritization of technical standards and requirements. Core responsibilities will include the following-

The most important tasks in technical marketing are identifying customer demands, outlining the product requirements of domestic and international markets, and sampling and launching new products with a specific focus on mining backfill
Application service focuses on customers and solutions within the mining industry segment. This includes the technical interface to the direct customers
Provide the technical lead for ad hoc problem solving, single customer projects on existing portfolio & portfolio extensions, coordination of all Research & Development projects at the relevant customers
Identify customer and industry needs for innovation and provide input to industry marketing
Support development in securing IP (intellectual property) position by giving industry input; compose technical brochures from industry perspective; design technical concepts for the existing portfolio and conducting technical customer workshops
Support the existing product portfolio technically with the functions technical complaint management; definition of specification and release analytics; global alignment of test methods; generation of product data for technical literature; benchmark of competitor product data; re-qualification and release of aged / off-spec material
Demonstrate professional and / or disciplinary leadership of employees, motivation and coaching of sales teams, including management of virtual teams
Enable cross-business collaboration and synergies to maximize BASF value

What We Expect

BSc or BEng in Civil or Mining Engineering
5 – 10 years site experience. Optional 5 – 10 years sales experience
Technical and professional knowledge of Mining Backfill, Sprayed Concrete, Injection, Anchoring
Proficient in MS Office and MS Outlook
English, appropriate African languages a benefit