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Formulation Operator

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Job Title: Formulation Operator
Location: Omaha, NE, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanitys most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

About Us:

We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Crop Protection, Production & Supply Team is currently seeking a Formulation Operator in Omaha, NE. As an Operator you will be a key member of this team. This position will be responsible for ensuring safety protocols are being met while driving the flow of production. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to grow and further develop his/her career.


  • Operate various types of formulating equipment

  • Perform routine and non-routine operations safely and efficiently

  • Anticipate potential problems, troubleshoot equipment, solve problems

  • Participates in unit policies and procedures audits

  • Participates in near miss/incident reporting and 5WHY/incident investigations

  • Lean idea generation and Ruby observations are completed to promote continuous improvement in the IFSC units

  • Follows and completes operator standard work for the IFSC formulations

  • Complete changeover operator standard work to ensure changeover takt times are consistent and efficient

  • Routinely audits/provides recommendations for updates to operator standard work for IFSC formulations/changeover process

  • Maintain production line to reach production schedule goals

  • Effectively use safety equipment such as respirators and protective clothing.

  • Follow operator standard work to keep processes on takt time
    Provide feedback and corrective actions when processes during the shift do not meet takt time
    Work with precise limits and standards of accuracy
    Operate forklift and perform some manual labor
    Generate and maintain accurate records
    Maintain and improve safety, environmental and housekeeping standards
    Work within site policies & procedures



    • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

    • Associates and/or Bachelors Degree with a Concentration in Agriculture preferred but not required

    • Prior experience preforming safety audits & providing recommendations for improvements required

    • 5-7 years of prior chemical handling, formulation and/or quality control experience preferred but not required

    • Ability to operate a Forklift required. Training will be provided if needed

    • Safety Training and/or Certifications are highly preferred

    • Demonstrated leadership skills highly preferred

    • Valid Drivers License

    • Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future
    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

    What We Offer:

      Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do
      401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
      Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
      A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

    Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

    Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC

    Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA

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    Job Post Date: 09/12/20
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