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Regional Head of Production - Vegetable Seeds - Parma, ID

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Job Title: Regional Head of Production - Vegetable Seeds - Parma, ID
Location: USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Administrative/Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At BASF,we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economicsuccess with environmental protection and social responsibility, we arebuilding a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leadingchemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet thecurrent and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achievethis through our commitment to continuous improvement and operationalexcellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious,long-term goals.


We provide a challenging and rewarding workenvironment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety ofour employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to formthe best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learningand development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate newideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance ourcollective expertise.


And we are constantly striving to become an evenbetter place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one ofAmerica's Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit ofcollaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues fromother relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects.Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future


Regional Head of Production - Vegetable Seeds (1901769) - Parma, ID


Withinthe specified region, this position is responsible to implement and monitor theexecution of the assigned production plan in order to ensure delivery ofrequested quantity and quality of seed is met in a timely fashion and on aneconomical sound basis.


Where the ChemistryHappens...  

Utilize yourBachelors' or Masters' degree in Agronomy or related field

Seven years' experience in seed production;with a strong knowledge of growing practices of assigned crops

Minimum twoyears' experience in a managerial capacity.

Familiarity with production researchpractices and field plot techniques;

We are lookingfor a Team player; with excellent communication skills, who works well withothers and has outstanding managerial capacities

Proven leadershipskills

Computercompetent; Microsoft Word, Excel

Responsible tomaintain or adapt the region's seed production infrastructure (3rd parties,growers or own farming) in order to realize requested quantity and quality ofseeds.

Adequateexecution in an economical sound fashion of the production orders in order tomeet the requested quantities and quality in seed requested from the GlobalProduction Managers in a timely manner.

Based on thecrops' strategic plan develop proposals on how to develop the region'sinfrastructure in the long-term in order to ensure the capacity, efficiency andreliability of our seed production in the region.

Develop, improveand implement, in concert with Seed Production Research, the Quality Assurancedepartment and the Global Production Manager, new production technology in theregion's crop management in order to increase the reliability and quality ofyields.

In coordinationwith the Quality Assurance department to ensure all incoming lots meet companyquality standards by monitoring crop inspection reports and collecting fielddata including rouging reports.

Monitor &review quality in all aspects of the growing crop including the supervision offield isolation, crop rotation, chemical application, and harvesting ofproduction in order to ensure seed health.

Advise the Global Head of Production on theCAPEX, OPEX and FTE planning needed to maintain the regional productioninfrastructure to meet the production and inventory goals of the company.

Execute and monitor the CAPEX, OPEX and HCbudget; propose actions to maintain efficiency and financial compliance. Manage, direct,and coordinate the personnel flow within the department, including appraisal,training and development and career planning by using HR instruments,guidelines, procedures and advice in order to select and maintain competentemployees and ensure an efficient and effective functioning department 

For further information onAgricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural ProductsDivision 


Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You


Adding value to our customers begins with addingvalue to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and uniqueopportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your lifeand career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.


The total rewards that you receive as a BASFemployee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans,to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, tomaking sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investingin our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chanceto grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build arewarding and dynamic career.


BASF provides interesting and challenging learningand development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents andyour job.


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Job Post Date: 07/16/19
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