Monsanto Production Manager - Redwood Falls, MN in REDWOOD FALLS, Minnesota
Monsanto has always embraced innovation and always focused on making a better world. You can see it in our groundbreaking technology and in our dynamic environment where your skills and your career can grow and develop. We know that every day, new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. You’ll be respected, you’ll contribute to the bottom line and you’ll help farmers feed the world.
The Monsanto North America Row Crops Organization is seeking a highly motivated Production Manager to join our site team in Redwood Falls, MN. The Production Manager reports to the Production Lead and assists the Production Lead with all facets of field and plant production operations. The Production Manager has leadership responsibility for the site technicians and is a member of a team that strives for safety product quality, and process optimization and is expected to get results through influencing others, personal proficiency and modeling company values.
The Production Manager participates as a member of the Site Leadership Team and will maintain a strong relationship with the team and other site and site support personnel to support operations at the site and resolve production challenges. The successful candidate will need to be able to adapt quickly to changes in our business, courageously face new challenges and opportunities and leverage the talents, skills and resources of team members and peers.
Influences others through motivation, recognition, leadership, and development
Directs field operations such as planting, detasseling, field inspections/mapping, harvest, etc.
Directs plant operations such as conditioning, packaging, lab operations, warehouse inventory management / distribution, carryover, etc.
Participates in and helps lead the Monsanto ESH and Quality Management System (QMS) elements and programs and associated networks
Supports compliance with Global Stewardship and Corporate Quality Management procedures and policies in addition to Crop Level and site specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Identifies and implements operational improvements, metrics tracking and best practices and participates in related networks for cross sharing
Collaborates with site leadership to on-board and develop new talent
3+ years experience in a manufacturing, agricultural, engineering, technical, or related environment
Demonstrated ability to lead and coach people and teams
Results oriented leadership approach
Capability to clearly present information and influence or persuade others through oral or written communications
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment
Valid driver's license
Desired Skills/ Experience:
Experience with agriculture, seed manufacturing
Experience in working and/or leading in a matrix environment
Computer proficiencies to include SAP
Knowledge of process improvement principles such as Lean, Six Sigma
Organization: NA Supply Chain LT51012126_
Title: Production Manager - Redwood Falls, MN
Location: North America-USA-Minnesota-Redwood Falls
Requisition ID: 01PVW
Job: Seed Production
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