Job Title:Site Manager Location:Pekin, IL, Midwest United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services Career Type:Manufacturing/Production Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
About SyngentaSyngenta 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 UsWe 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, we are currently seeking a Site Manager in Pekin, IL.
You will help shape the future of agriculture by:
Managing all processes of 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.
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
Proven background in effective leadership in safety, quality and cost control delivery
Competency in coaching and developing people
Development of a Site Business/Improvement Plan
PC and business software skills
Customer-Focused: Responsive to the needs of internal and external customers, particularly dealers and customers in their geographic distribution area.
Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future.
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
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
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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