Job Title:Site Manager Location:Phillips, NE, Mid-West United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Accounting/Finance/Asset Management Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
About this Job:Responsible for managing all processes of corn and/or soybean seed production for a Production Facility to ensure a high quality, reliable supply of seed at agreed costs. Foster an operational culture founded on HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment), Quality, Business Improvement and policy. This role defines the Site strategy and works closely with Seeds Operations Leadership to develop future direction based on the overall strategy. Must be able to influence others by asserting own ideas; gain support and commitment from others while mobilizing people to take action. Demonstrates a developed competency for coaching and developing others; has direct responsibility for developing a larger team of managerial employees. Champions continuous productivity improvements. Manages implementation of change effectively.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans, directs, and coordinates all phases of site activities, including, grower contracting, all phases of field activity from planting through delivery, conditioning, rework and distribution cost effectively
Defines the present and future Site Strategy
This role leads all facets of the seeds site operations and accurately recognizes future business needs
Measure and report plan progress weekly, recognize variances and make adjustment to either meet or exceed plan, meet inventory accuracy business goals while adhering to Quality Core Processes
Ensure people, processes and systems are in place to achieve these goals
Responsible for implementation and training of Quality Management Systems
Complete management reviews and ensure audit schedule is updated and audits are conducted with learning implemented
Develop Continuous improvement process program that drive efficiency and safety
Effectively implement learnings from Non-Conformances, Observations, Audits and Management Reviews and share learnings with the broader organization
Meet Operating Budgets for Operations Business Units including COG-P Budgets for Plant Fixed and Variable Costs. Responsible to report, measure and explain variances
Define and propose Capital Investments to deliver HSE, quality and financial ROI for the Business
Recruit, recognize and retain employees to meet Operations capacity strategies
Develop effective Succession and development plans for Syngenta FTEs
Implementation of an effective Performance Management program with employee development plans and can recognize needed changes in organizational structure to achieve operational and cost effectiveness
Ensure all policies and protocols are up-to-date and are being followed by all employees and contractors
Demonstrated critical effectiveness in leading courageously, confronting problems directly, challenge other managers/direct reports to make difficult decisions
Perform other duties as assigned by management
Degree in Agronomy, Ag Engineering, Ag Economics or Engineering preferred and 8+ years of experience in a leadership role
Previous experience as a Site Manager, Plant Manager or Operations manager preferred in a Life Science or chemical operation
Experience with Continuous Improvement Processes and cultures
Proven background in effective leadership in safety, quality and cost control delivery
Planning and Direction Setting
Competency in coaching and developing people
Development of a Site Business/Improvement Plan
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:
Excellent communication skills. Ability to create effective and efficient communication tools for employees, cross functional partners and contract seed growers; establishes clear objectives and timelines for work; good listener
PC and business software skills
Strong leadership and motivational skills
Decisive: Ability to make timely and well thought out recommendations that are supported by data and analysis
Trusted: Meets all work commitments and follows through in a responsible and reliable manner; professionally and confidentially handles sensitive information.
Customer-Focused: Responsive to the needs of internal and external customers, particularly dealers and customers in their geographic distribution area.
Results-Oriented: Establishes measurable goals for location employees that are consistent with departmental goals and serve to improve product cost and quality.
Team-Oriented: Works well across all Business Units and functions; values input from others
Innovative: Continually seeks new and unique opportunities to improve product quality and cost and employee satisfaction.
Ability to adapt to changing environmental/situational needs.
Ability to make timely, effective decisions.
Ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests.
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, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Syngenta Contact Information: please contact the Service Desk email@example.com
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