Production Shift Supervisor
Corteva Agriscience?, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont? has anexciting opportunity for a Production Shift Supervisor at our Algona, IAproduction site. As the ProductionShift Supervisor, you will supervise, lead and coordinate the activities of ateam of Production Technicians on a given shift. You will monitor daily plant activities andensure time and quality commitments are met. Utilize your organization skillsby managing work processes and balancing workloads. Supporting a team of technicians, you will capitalizeon your leadership skills by training and motivating employees. This position works across the location, however,you will focus on several specific areas (field activities, harvest, packaging,etc.) as a process expert. No day is the same as the duties of your role willvary throughout the year due to the seasonal demands of our business. We hungerfor an experienced leader who is motivated to further develop in our business. Thisis a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience and knowledge in ourbusiness and be able to quickly move up into other leadership roles. We offer excellent benefits including a very strong 401Kmatching plan, health insurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program andmany more benefits for you and your family! Come grow your career with Corteva Agriscience?, Agriculture Division ofDowDuPont?! This position will be responsible for,but not limited to:Review production schedules and allocate team members to completeschedules and ensure production expectations are met.Ensure employees are properly trained. Analyze and resolveproblems or assist workers in resolving problems. Provide coaching and feedbackto workers.May coordinate harvest activities such as preparation, sorting,drying, shelling, etc. Accountable with bagging, and warehousing operations onassigned shift. Monitor product quality and ensure activities meet the needs ofthe Quality Plan.Develop and maintain good communication and rapport with plantpersonnel, employees from other Pioneer plants or departments, growers,vendors, etc. Work with other leaders to coordinate workflow and resourcesbetween departments. Provide input for workforce planning and development, scheduling,and development of annual business plan. Complete and maintain appropriaterecords, documents, or reports. Qualifications:In order to be qualified for this role,you must possess the following: High School Diploma
required (Bachelor?s Degree preferred)3-5 years of
leadership or supervisory experience in operations, warehouse, production (10+ years ofleadership experience preferred)(Equivalent yearsof education and experience will be considered)3-5 years of coaching experience(including training and counseling others.) Ag knowledge or
production/manufacturing backgroundSix Sigma or Lean
Manufacturing Methodology experienceAble to interact effectively at alllevels of the organization. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonalcommunication skills. Excellent at problem solving andanalysis skills.Able to adjust to changing conditions,prioritize and manage work processes and workforce flexibilityBasic PC skillsWilling and able to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant,warehouse ? hot, cold, dust, etc.). Willing and able to lift up to 60lbs with or without reasonableaccommodationsWilling and able to work rotating shift schedule and overtimehours during seasonal peaks (including weekends, nights, and holidays). We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience? is the name ofthe new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont?. We are bringing together DuPontCrop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create amarket-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seedtechnologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across theglobal agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system. At Corteva Agriscience?, we seek to enrich the lives of those whoproduce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate theagricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progressfor generations to come.