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Technology Lead - Future Technologies(2000959) - Southfield, MI
Where the Chemistry Happens
BASF Corporation seeks Technology Lead - Future Technologies (Southfield, MI) to be responsible for the development and commercialization of this new business which includes, developing Bluetooth, Ultra-Wideband and RFID technology with the software and hardware vendors, trialing the technology to several key customers and creating a technically viable proof case. Testing the range, accuracy, usability, connectivity and any interference that will hinder ability to work in our environment. This includes being able to take hardware from a third-party provider and successfully connecting it to our cloud-based software solution. Responsible for developing an easily implementable technical solution that can be scaled to over 500 body shops in five years within the automotive repair industry by creating standard operating procedures that can be easily implemented and repeated. Prepare user manual and customer support guides written in a technical manner, yet simple enough for the user to understand and implement quickly. Responsible for growing and developing a sustainable business by managing the installation and implementation of the solution, ensuring that all users are trained and that the solution continues to be serviced and improved over time. Provide engineering expertise to ensure the hiring of qualified individuals for the right positions. Research hardware providers, software developers, customer support, installers and other external providers that can complement our solution with their services.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering and 1 year of experience in an engineering, technical development or closely related role in Automotive or Construction, or a Bachelor's degree in these fields and 5 years of specified experience. Requires 1 years of experience in: the design, development and implementation of sensor solutions in Automotive or Construction; developing, testing and executing sensor or hardware development projects or launching new web related products; building and maintaining SOP's, training manuals and guides; and building and maintaining websites.
To apply, please mail resume to Gretchen Teetzel, BASF Corp., 26701 Telegraph Road, 48033-2442 Southfield, MI. Please reference requisition # 2000959 when applying.
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.