You will be responsible for providing accurate, reliable and timely QC data to enable on time delivery of quality seed to our customers. You lead a team that is managing a large, high throughput laboratory consisting of seed health, physiology, purity and analytical testing while also implementing innovative technologies and growing capacities and capabilities to meet increased business demands. You develop and translate strategies into action across the vegetables and flowers laboratory footprint in the region.
You are a strategic thinker and eager to review business forecasts, changing industry trends, and upcoming innovations to contribute to the global QC strategy as well as develop an aligned Americas QC strategy in collaboration with your team. People development is a priority for you and you are eager to further develop the skills and careers of those throughout your organization. You have a quality mindset and a passion for continuous improvement and driving change in an organization. You are an effective communicator looking to engage with stakeholders to understand business needs and collaborate on data driven solutions throughout all layers of the organization.
You have an advanced degree such as a Master of Science or a Bachelor's degree with industry experience demonstrating the above-mentioned leadership abilities. You have held a leading position as a people manager in a laboratory environment for 5-10 years, preferably in the seed industry.
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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Syngenta is a leading developer and producer of seeds. We bring farmers stronger, more vigorous, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Each of our 30,000 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. For more information about us, please go to www.syngenta.com/en/seeds
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