Production Lead

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Job Title: Production Lead
Location: Kearney, NE, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Production Lead 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Production Lead, are to: 


  • Create and support a safety-first culture in the site;
  • Demonstrate and promote a safe culture at all times;
  • Keep a Key Metric - Incident Recordable Rate (or an appropriate metric directed by Bayer Health Safety and Environment (HSE) leadership);
  • Be responsible for a team of individuals and/or processes at a site in North America (NA) region;
  • Operate in a manner that supports the leader of the site and ensures site personnel fulfill the business goals of the site;
  • Be accountable for safe and timely delivery of quality supply based on production schedules while maintaining an efficient operation;
  • Support overall site Key Metrics to include Safety, Quality, TIP (Total Individual Volume Performance), TOP (Total Overall Volume Performance), and cost-efficiency;
  • Be responsible for developing, implementing, and leading a working environment that provides team members a high level of empowerment, with opportunities for personal and professional development, and promote the building of working relationships with other groups;
  • Have leadership responsibility for the site Production Managers, Production Associates, get results through high personal proficiency, a delegation of tasks, coordinating the work of others, developing/coaching others, developing the team, and collaborating regionally to innovate and improve processes since this position is member of the Site Leadership Team leading the team supporting plant and/or field operations.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree with at least five years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, agriculture;
  • Valid Drivers' License (meet guidelines based on the company's Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers to be eligible to drive a company car) - MVR will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening;
  • Ability to critically think about the business.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Agriculture, Supply Chain or Manufacturing;
  • M.B.A.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a six point COVID-19 action plan. As follow up to the initial announcement, the government has shared more details about the federal contractor guidance, including that colleagues who work for businesses that perform certain federal contracts are required to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021. As a federal contractor, Bayer must follow and implement the federal vaccination requirements. This requirement applies to all current and future Bayer employees working in Consumer Health, Pharmaceuticals and Enabling Functions supporting either of the divisions, effective 12/8/21. Currently, Crop Science (CS) colleagues, and Enabling Function colleagues who exclusively support Crop Science, are exempt from this requirement. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to any qualified individual who because of a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice receives an exemption from the vaccination requirement, provided that such accommodation would not result in an undue hardship for the company.  
Location: Kearney     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 534221     
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Job Post Date: 12/02/21
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