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 humanity’s 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.
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 Production & Supply team is currently seeking an MMU Unit Superintendent, at our St. Gabriel, LA site.
As the MMU Unit Superintendent, you will manage a Multiple Process Formulation Production unit at the St. Gabriel site. You will be responsible for meeting production targets necessary to meet target volumes and customer requirements. You will ensure that the production unit operates safely, reliably, and efficiently. In this highly visible role, you will interact with Senior Leadership, Supply Chain, Commercial and other functions to set and meet production requirements.
Ensure strong safety, environmental, and reliable performance of the operating area Assure quality products, on time, for Syngenta customers worldwide Manage financial activities budgeting, product costing, forecasting, resource planning Monthly fixed and variable cost variance analysis and latest outlook reconciled to latest supply plan. Product costing validation; asset work center utilization and capacity management Manage the production shifts, supervisors, and engineer tasking within the operating areas Develop a strong production organization to meet challenging production and financial goals; focus on training, coaching, and personnel development. Champion Operational Excellence program at the unit level and within peer group Embrace new ideas and be able to motivate the team to transfer them into practice through a strong continuous improvement program Understand production requirements and adapt to and/or make changes or develop solutions to ensure targets are met without sacrificing safety, reliability, or quality Actively network with Procurement, suppliers and regional or global Formulation Development colleagues to influence the availability of low-cost, registered, raw materials for production Ensure the production unit operates safely, meeting all license to operate requirements Support Global Supply Chain by working with product managers and planners to supply products for the Crop Protection business as required Develop unit personnel by challenging, training, coaching, teaching, and managing performance
Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related field preferred A minimum of 5-10 years of experience managing a complex production unit i.e. Managing Supervisors Knowledge of regulatory requirements necessary to operate unit Demonstrated understanding of best engineering practices and the application of RAGAGEPs to assets and processes Strong background in Engineering with some interdisciplinary or cross functional experience preferred Experience in motivating teams to meet challenging goals
Strong networking, coaching and mentoring skills Effective communication skills with the ability to communicate at various levels of the organization Ability to manage change, set direction, and increase organizational capability Ability to assess, synthesize, and implement continuous improvement initiatives Ability to develop others capabilities within the unit organization Ability to set clear, high, achievable standards and goals and Demonstrated ability to develops plans to attain targets Ability to work autonomously or with a team and able to influence others Ability to interact with various functions within the Supply Chain Ability to communicate at multiple levels throughout the site organization
What We Offer:
A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members Flexible work options to support your work and personal needs Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts your first day 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 other benefits
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.
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