Position PurposeLead Operational Excellence through execution of the 5 fundamentals (Risk Mgmt, Talent Mgmt, Reliability Excellence, Operational Effectiveness & Capital Effectiveness) in alignment with the Region
BU and Platform business strategy.
This position will lead their
respective plant to serve our customers, prevent incidents, reduce costs, improve efficiencies, execute capital spending plans, and enrich the local community through service projects and involvement in civic organizations.
This is accomplished by leading and engaging their
to achieve goals and by creating and implementing an organized approach to execute on planned activities. This position is the leader of the facility, and in addition to leading their Plant ,
will also be given peer leadership responsibility and accountability as a member of the extended
Regional Leadership Team. It is expected that via peer leadership the
will help other functions in the (finance, sales, and merchandising) achieve overall business objectives through the use of Operational Excellence.Principal Accountabilities35%- Risk Management – focusing on reducing and managing risks associated with employees, contractors, customers, products, and facilities. This fundamental focuses on the following:Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), Zero execution incidents, Food and feed safety, Process safety, Facility security.35%- Talent Management – having a talent pipeline with effective, diverse leaders, who are well trained, engaged, and focused on Operational Excellence for today and for the future.
This fundamental focuses on the following:
Training and development, Engagement, Hire and retain diverse talent, Balance between leadership and technical expertise, Culture focused on Operational Excellence.5%- Reliability Excellence ? having a strategic approach in which systems, structure, processes, and procedures are in place to create reliable, safe and sustainable plants at the best total cost of ownership. This fundamental focuses on the following:
Best total cost of ownership (operation and maintenance), On-time deliveries, Higher plant availability, Proactive approach to reliability excellence, Asset health management.20%- Operational Effectiveness ? taking advantage of business opportunities while making continuous improvements.
We need to manage the efficiencies of our plants which will enable us to be the partner of choice for our customers. This fundamental focuses on the following:
Grain Quality Management, mix and blend, plant Efficiencies, Process Improvements, Operation costs, Energy management, and Staffing.5%- Capital Effectiveness ? using best practices for selecting, planning, developing and executing while consistently delivering successful projects. This fundamental focuses on the following: Contractor safety, Skilled and professional project management and execution, Best total cost of ownership (specification, procurement, and installation), Use the Project Delivery Process (PDP) tools (budget and schedule compliance).This position is posted internally as well as externallySkills:
RequiredStrong leadership and organizational skills.Strong communication and listening skills.Ability to influence decision-making.Excellent interpersonal skills.?Ability to work effectively within a team.Proven problem-solving and decision-making skills.?Capable of delivering innovation.?PreferredAbility to administer and manage an effective and proactive EH&S program.Knowledge of government regulations.Inventory management skills.?Experience with electrical and programmable controllers.?Mechanical ability and maintenance experience.General marketing or merchandising knowledge.Crop inputs and general agronomic knowledgeOperating efficiency and expense management skills.