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Supply Chain Leader - Italy & Turkey

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Job Title: Supply Chain Leader - Italy & Turkey
Location: Cremona, Italy
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Procurement/Purchasing
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Were hiring for a Supply Chain Leader for Italy and Turkey
Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture.

You Will Be Part of a Growing Team
The Supply Chain Lead Italy and Turkey (SCL) is a key functional leader on the seed supply chain team. The position has primary accountability for ensuring success of South EU Commercial Units (Italy and Turkey clusters) and local supply chain operations from harvest to final delivery, coordinating in-season capacity planning, and delivery to customer.
The SCL collaborates with colleagues across the region and works in a cross-functional environment with demand planning, sales, customer service, seed production and supply chain, marketing, and finance.
The scope includes responsibility for all product lines. Allocation management (all crops), in collaboration with local sales, and SAP finishing signal to make sure seeds will be ready on time for customers. Coordination with regional and global production locations and teams; provide functional leadership for operations local teams; anticipate and solve seasonal and material issues; understand regulatory requirements and ensure compliance across processes. The role is accountable to ensure on-time delivery of final units to customer.

Your Challenge:
  • Allocation review / Demand changes / Bagging signal Segmented Supply ZVSRC (40%):
    • Accountability for sharing allocation figures (all crops) with local sales.
    • Accountability for translating sales demand in a bagging signal respecting Allocation figures and Regional Segmented supply rules (CW, AD, LM ZVSRC updates).
    • Coordinating with CU leadership on priorities and local site leadership on execution.
  • Product availability (shortages management), timing (delays), internal and external trades request (40%):
    • Accountability for sharing and make always visible to sales supply availability and alternatives in case of shortages.
    • Serve as the primary local contact to local teams to respond and coordinate supply availability issues.
    • Accountability for sharing potential delays with local sales team when supply is going to be RTS later then promised (distr. dates in ZVSRC).
    • Coordinate and request as needed supply internal Cluster trades, escalate at South CU level trade request as needed and propose to South CU lead.
  • Functional Leadership (10%):
    • Provide leadership support to local teams, including performance management, coaching, talent management, and support.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement E2W (10%):
    • Identify, support, and promote business and process improvement projects within the function.
    • Identify key processes that may be standardized.
    • Identify best practices and proactively share with managers.
  • Development opportunities (10%):
    • Identify trainings opportunities for individual developments for the entire team.

Key Stakeholders and Interactions:
Reports to the Supply Chain Manager, South CU and is the key partner with Commercial Unit and country leadership teams.

Cremona, Italy or Adana, Turkey.


To Grow What Matters, You Will Need
  • Bachelors Degree, Masters degree or advanced certification preferred.
  • At least 5 years experience in operations or operations planning.
  • Experience in supply chain required.
  • Experience in European seed industry desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with key stakeholder across functions.
  • Ability to identify issues and generate solutions to deliver to the customer.
  • Ability to forecast and plan operations and make reliable financial estimates.
  • Ability to motivate and influence across functions and reporting lines.
  • Dynamic: ability to prioritize work, work under time constraints, work under pressure, manage complexity and uncertainty.
  • Ability to make balance competing priorities, and drive decisions and solutions.
  • SAP experience required.
  • Excel, BW, SQL, and other systems experience a strong plus.
  • Ability to travel (around 3>5 weeks per year abroad).
  • Fluency in English and Italian additional European languages strongly preferred.

Who Are We Looking For?
  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team.
  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the worlds growing need for food.
  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment.
  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader.

Growing What Matters Starts With You What Can We Offer To Help You Grow?
  • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences.
  • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience.
  • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered.
  • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 
  • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary.
  • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility.


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Job Post Date: 08/12/20
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