Production & Supply Development Program Associate - Chemical Engineering

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Job Title: Production & Supply Development Program Associate - Chemical Engineering
Location: Greensboro, NC, NC, South United States, USA

Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Logistics/Distribution
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

About this program: 

The Production & Supply Development Program (PSDP) is a rotation-based program providing opportunities that expose associates to diverse experiences, with a total program commitment within three calendar years, and a geographical move as required. Locations are at any of the Crop Protection (CP) Production and Supply (P&S) sites within the United States - Greensboro, NC; Omaha, NE; St. Gabriel, LA. 

This position has a start date of July 2024. Applications are only open to students graduating between December 2023 and August 2024. 

Role Purpose 

The focus of the program is to establish a pool of highly motivated and well-rounded talent within the organization.  As a PSDP Associate, you acquire business knowledge, skills and attributes required for placement into future positions within P&S at Syngenta. The learning and development will be at an accelerated pace with the expectation to perform at levels above your peers.   

What's in it for you? 

  • A unique opportunity to grow and develop your capabilities 
  • Exposure to diverse experiences in different geographic locations 
  • Broad business exposure 
  • Meaningful and challenging work 
  • An understanding of career opportunities available at Syngenta that relate to your passion 

What will you be doing? 

There are multiple options to gain exposure to various areas of P&S that will help you develop your career path in a way that meets your individual needs.  In addition to the individual technical knowledge gained, cross-functional leadership training, coaching and mentoring will be provided. 

Your assignments will support various chemical engineering functions throughout the organization, including: 

  • Process Technology Development  
  • Process Engineering  
  • Production Engineering  
  • Project Management 
  • Production Start-ups 
  • Formulation Development 
  • Health, Safety and Environment 


What you must have: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering with an emphasis in Chemical Synthesis or Formulation, Fill and Pack 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Willingness to relocate as needed to pursue rotational opportunities 
  • Prior Internship or Co-op experience 
  • Valid driver's license 
  • Position requires being able to walk a CP production sites in any weather, including hot and humid, cold, and wet conditions

What we value: 

  • Effective communication 
  • Comfort with ambiguity 
  • Initiative and follow-through 
  • Leadership  

We have some of the best talent in the industry and recognize that we need a robust pipeline as our business, our customers, and our product portfolio evolves. Upon successful completion of the program, you will qualify for a variety of roles within Syngenta, be respected for your technical and leadership acumen, allowing us to provide superior experience to our customers, plus: 

  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs.? 
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do 
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution 
  • Generous paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others 

Additional Information


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, gender identity, 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) 


Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all - while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs. Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting.  From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland. 

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Job Post Date: 08/11/23
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