Production Shift Supervisor
The Production Shift Supervisor will supervise/lead and coordinating activities of Plant Operations Technicians in one or more production areas. Generally required to be skilled in the activities of workers being supervised and will perform the tasks of workers in the group to maintain production schedule when needed. Monitors daily plant activities and ensure time and quality commitments are met. Review production schedules and allocate team members to complete schedules. Make adjustments in schedules using knowledge of machine capacities and equipment, and worker capabilities. Encourage team participation and involvement. Ensure employees are properly trained. Recommend and implement measures to improve productivity, performance, product quality, methods, working conditions, and efficiencies. Analyze and resolve problems or assist workers in resolving problems. Recommend personnel actions and may carry out actions under guidance of Plant Manager. Help coordinate (and participate on an “as needed” basis) in the execution of general plant operations activities. Assist with acreage planning/allocation and grower management. Coordinate seed field management activities such as planting, scouting, detasseling, roguing, inspecting and other associated tasks. Oversee or assisting with conditioning, bagging, and warehousing operations. Develop and maintain good communication and rapport with plant personnel, employees from other Pioneer plants or departments, growers, vendors, etc. Work with other leaders to coordinate workflow and coordination or resources between departments. Attend safety meetings and complete required safety training. Ensure others complete required training and enforce safety regulations. Conduct personal and professional development: Train for cross-functional job duties. Provide coaching and assistance to others on their learning plans. Due to the seasonal peaks of our business, employees are expected to work some overtime hours including weekends and holidays and you will be required to work various shifts throughout the year.Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Ag Business or related subject matter preferred. Certified Pesticide Applicator license desired. 4-5 years on-the-job or related agricultural experience that includes supervisory or leadership experience. Experience may be substituted for formal secondary education. Ability to manage work processes, balance workload, train & motivate employees are key for this role. Some positions work across the location and some positions focus on a specific area (conditioning, warehousing, maintenance, etc.) Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations. Knowledge of Seed Processing/Conditioning/Quality. Knowledge of field equipment. Supervisory and team leadership skills. Workforce flexibility. Good verbal communication skills. Intermediate level of PC skills desired. Willingness to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant, warehouse ??? hot, cold, dust, etc.). Machine operation skills. Overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks. Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.Apply for this job.