Production Manager

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Job Title: Production Manager
Location: Kunia, HI, West 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 Manager 




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


  • Provide coaching and mentoring to area team members to help realize gains associated with process improvement and culture evolution;
  • Meet production targets and proactively identifies potential issues that prevent the site/area from meeting these objectives;
  • Drive delivery of site objectives, operational improvements, metrics tracking, and adoption of best practices leveraging team members and peers;
  • Ensure adherence to robust Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) & Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) programs;
  • Support compliance with global stewardship and corporate quality management procedures and policies in addition to crop level and site-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Manage all activities for continuous improvement and performance enhancement;
  • Facilitate cross-site communication by interfacing between plant, field leadership, and personnel;
  • Lead Daily Operations Reviews (DOR) with Shift Leads; taking local VM board components and applying them to the site leadership level to meet daily production requirements;
  • Support problem solving and improvement projects initiated through various methods including OEE analysis, 5S, DDS (Daily Direction Setting), gap analysis (5 WHY's), and facilitate implementation;
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties – regardless of mileage.




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 three years’ experience in manufacturing, agricultural, engineering, and or technical environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach people and teams;
  • 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;
  • Operational Excellence & Lean Manufacturing mindset;
  • Ability to drive One Team vision through improved alignment across business functions.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.;
  • Valid Driver’s License. Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers.


Domestic relocation may be available for this role.



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: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: Kunia     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 631421     
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Job Post Date: 05/21/22
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