SYNGENTA CORP Plant Operations Lead in Danvers, Minnesota

Plant Operations Lead (18000433) Syngenta is a leading agriculture companyhelping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to makebetter use of available resources. Through world class science and innovativecrop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transformhow crops are grown. We are committedto rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizingrural communities. About this Job: Provide direct supervision and management of inventory, warehousing and of corn and/or soybean or their parent seed. Additional duties may include planting, rouging, harvesting, under the direction of the Field Production Manager or Site Operations Manager, quality testing and shipment of product. Assist with operational and capital budgets and management of plant personnel. Foster an operational culture founded on HSE, Quality, and process improvement. Active leadership in the Goal Zero initiative. Essential Duties &Responsibilities: Assist Operations Manager as required in all areas of operations Coordinate and direct scheduling of quality, conditioning, reworking and treating processes with the Supply Planning Team Direct supervision of plant personnel including 3rd party labor force - expect 40% of time on the floor Assist with operational and capital budgets Assist with management of key operations including processes from bulk storage to finished goods inventory Assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of quality systems, processes, and programs for the site operations SAP entry as needed Coordinate and direct scheduling of needed inventory to facilitate the fulfillment of orders on a timely and efficient manor May coordinate the defaults, orders and interplant activity Responsible for inventory accuracy and warehouse management at site(s) in adherence of company specifications Assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of Quality Business Systems and processes, systems and programs for site operations Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines. Active leadership around Syngenta's Goal Zero initiative. Manage inventory of packaging and treating supplies to facilitate packaging needs through shipping and order estimates May participate in performance reviews of personnel Cross-functional knowledge and participation in field activities; e.g. planting, scouting, rouging, detasseling, harvest and others as assigned by plant management Understanding of seed labeling laws, seed certification laws and interstate shipment regulations Supervise plant operations to meet safety, quality, and reliability commitments, including shipping timelines Insure NA Seed inventories meet commercial requirements in terms of quantity, quality, and timelines Help hire, train and develop employees Individual skill assessments and developments Qualifications . Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Agronomy, Ag Engineering or Ag Economics or Technology applicable fields of study Minimum of three years' experience in the seed industry; with a focus in Production and Supply Previous experience in Agricultural products manufacturing preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills,Traits & Abilities: Proven analytical skills Results-Oriented: Establishes appropriate measures of success Communicative: Ability to create effective and efficient communication tools for all audiences; establishes clear objectives and timelines for work; good listener Team-Oriented: Works well across all Business Units and functions; values input from others; enthusiastic; forward looking team player Innovative: Anticipate production challenges and develop processes for reliable supply Computer literate in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP functions Ability to work with wide range of disciplines, including research, product developme