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Chlorpyridines Plant Operations Leader

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Job Title: Chlorpyridines Plant Operations Leader
Location: Pittsburg, CA, West United States, USA
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow whats next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

Corteva Agriscience is seeking to hire an Chlorpyridines Plant Operations Leader based in Pittsburg, California.
In this collaborative role, the Operation Leader has shared responsibility and accountability for plant personnel, assets and achievement of the plant goals as well as related site, business and corporate goals. The Operation Leader provide leadership to the plant operations team and act as the primary back-up to the Production Leader
How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
  • Provides leadership and direction for the area. 
  • Completes the requirements of the Performance Management Process for identified personnel within the department including the plant goal process. 
  • Encourages all team members to develop and utilize an employee development plans.
  • Creates an environment that fosters team and individual empowerment.  
  • Coaches plant personnel and personally participates to meet Business and plant goals (EH&S, quality, production, cost). 
  • Sets expectations for adherence to policies and procedures and safety standards. 
  • Ensuring success of the training and cross training plans to support department objectives and employee development.
  • Leads improvement programs and initiatives for a production, maintenance and/or other manufacturing service area. 
  • Manages quality, cost, resources and schedules. 
  • Responsible for the operation and/or maintenance of high hazard processes and/or multiple processes.
  • Primary responsible person for plant operating budgets.
  • Ensures continuous and efficient production in desired quantity and quality.
  • Effectively manages daily maintenance work and shutdowns. 
  • Interfaces with business leadership and supply chain for coordination of schedules and understanding of customer needs.
  • Ensures implementation and ongoing effectiveness of global work processes, Operating Discipline, management systems, enabling technologies and roles. 
  • Performs appropriate Manage Production roles as determined by Plant / Business (Operate Plant, Operating Discipline, Produce to Plan / Record Production, etc.). 
  • Acts as a primary back-up to the Production Leader.


What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering. 
  • 8-10 plus years of Manufacturing and Engineering Experience.
  • Proven influential leadership skills in previous areas of responsibility.
  • Previous Functional Leadership Experience is advantageous. 
  • Six Sigma or LEAN skills preferred.
  • Advanced degrees and training are beneficial.
We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

Our Campus:
Our Pittsburg, California campus is home to 390 acres of manufacturing space making it the largest west coast chemical facility and the third largest employer in Pittsburg. Although a manufacturing powerhouse, the Pittsburg site touts 475 acres of lush wetlands preserve and dozens of prestigious awards from the Wildlife Habitat Council and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In fact, Pittsburg maintains successful strategic partnerships with the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Earth Team. Children from surrounding local schools regularly take field trips to the site and Pittsburg hosts the annual Environmental Fair. 
Pittsburg employees enjoy a lush, wetland landscape while connecting with colleagues through regular celebrations, festive holiday events, picnics and more. Join us in bringing sustainable food solutions into homes around the world, and well make you feel at home while youre at work in Pittsburg.

Our Community:
Our Pittsburg, California site is located in the San Francisco Bay area and centrally located between Napa Valley and the Sacramento, Central Valley and Bay area regions. Although just a short distance from the famous vineyards of Napa Valley and culturally rich city of San Francisco, Pittsburg has its own tapestry of community, activities and entertainment. Stop by the Pittsburg Marina, a 575-slip municipal marina that offers boaters easy access to the Upper Delta Region and San Francisco Bay. If youre not ready to set sail, spend the day in Old Town Pittsburg, the historic downtown business district that boasts a historical walking tour, boutiques, art galleries and unique, first class dining experiences.
Sea, shore and more, Pittsburg is an exciting town with historical charm and a West Coast vibe.

Lets peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva! 

Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave
Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more
Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
And much, much more!

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Job Post Date: 08/08/20
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