Production Specialist – Area Supervisor
DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for a Production Specialist to join our company. In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks associated with general field activities that will evolve with each season throughout the year. You will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of field and shade house seed production activities. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Monitoring and implementing IPM programs.Communicate field observations to Growers, other Area Supervisors and Field Operations Manager. Assess, communicate and implement corrective actions for field issues.Enter observation into required databases in a timely and accurate mannerGathering data for future aid in continuous improvement projectsSupport outreach activities at location.Various other duties as assigned by supervisorQualifications:The following are required: High School diploma or GED and two years of agriculture related experienceAbility to obtain and maintain pesticide applicator licenseAbility to obtain and maintain Field Phytosanitary Inspector qualification.Ability to recognize color differentiation.Working knowledge of Excel, Outlook and other related applications.Excellent Teamwork, verbal and interpersonal skills.Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periodsWilling and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditionsWilling and able to lift up to 60 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive liftingWillingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaksThe following are preferred:Advanced degree in related course of study.Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work are a plusKnowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations desiredKnowledge of field equipment desiredApply for this job.