Production Lead – #01FXN
The Monsanto US Row Crops Organization is seeking a highly motivated Production Lead to join our site team. The Production Lead reports to the Site Lead and is member of the Site Leadership Team leading the site team supporting plant and/or field operations. The Production Lead has leadership responsibility for the site Production Managers, Production Associates and is expected to get results through high personal proficiency, delegation of tasks, coordinating the work of others, developing/coaching others, developing the team and collaborating regionally to innovate and improve processes.The Production Lead will maintain a strong relationship with Crop Leadership, the QMS/Compliance Lead, ESH Specialist, Production Engineer, Automation Engineer and other site and site support personnel to direct 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:Manages direct reports through motivation, recognition, leadership, and employee development and administrationProvides overall direction to the site and/or field operations and implements site strategy in collaboration with the Site Lead and Site Leadership TeamSupports and helps track financial management activities such as budgeting, cost management, capital management, expense reporting, payroll tracking and DOA controlDrives operational improvements, metrics tracking and implementation of best practices through team members and along with peersRepresents and contribute to the site???s involvement to cultivate trust in the communityAccountable for adherence of team to governmental rules and regulations as well as Monsanto ESH initiatives and objectives to ensure worker safetySupports implementation and improvement of QMS systems deliver the quality products that meet/exceed stakeholder and customer quality expectationsQualifications:Required Skills/ Experience:Minimum of a BS with 6+ years experience in a manufacturing, agricultural, engineering and/or technical environmentDemonstrated ability to lead people managers and their teamsResults oriented leadership approachCapability to clearly present information and influence or persuade others through oral or written communicationsAbility to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment Desired Skills/ Experience:Experience with agriculture, seed manufacturingExperience in working and/or leading in a matrix environmentComputer proficiencies to include SAPKnowledge of process improvement principles such as Lean, Six SigmaApply for this job.