Monsanto Production Manager in MATTHEWS, Missouri

We are seeking a motivated Production Manager. This position will be located in Matthews, MO reporting to our Production Lead.

The Production Manager reports to the Production Lead and assists with all facets of field and plant production operations. The Production Manager has leadership responsibility for the site technicians and is a member of a team that strives for safety product quality, and process optimization and is expected to get results through influencing others, personal proficiency and modeling company values.

The Production Manager participates as a member of the Site Leadership Team and will maintain a strong relationship with the team and other site and site support personnel to support operations at the site and resolve production challenges. The successful candidate will need to be able to adapt quickly to changes in our business, courageously face new challenges and opportunities and leverage the talents, skills and resources of team members and peers.

Responsibilities:

  • Influences others through motivation, recognition, leadership, and development

  • Directs field operations such as planting, field inspections / mapping, harvest, etc

  • Directs plant operations such as conditioning, packaging, lab operations, warehouse / inventory management / distribution, carryover, etc.

  • Participates in and helps lead the Monsanto ESH and Quality Management System (QMS) elements and programs and associated networks

  • Supports compliance with Global Stewardship and Corporate Quality Management procedures and policies in addition to Crop Level and site specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Identifies and implements operational improvements, metrics tracking and best practices and participates in related networks for cross sharing

  • Collaborates with site leadership to on-board and develop new talent

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of a BS with 3+ years experience in a manufacturing, agricultural, engineering and/or technical environment

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach people and teams

  • Results oriented leadership approach

  • Capability to clearly present information and influence or persuade others through oral or written communications

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment

  • Valid Driver's License

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • Experience with agriculture, seed manufacturing

  • Experience in working and/or leading in a matrix environment

  • Computer proficiencies to include SAP

  • Knowledge of process improvement principles such as Lean, Six Sigma

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers .

Organization: CO North America Monsanto51124890_

Title: Production Manager

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-Matthews

Requisition ID: 01TXI

Job: Seed Production

Schedule: Full-time

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