Monsanto Production Lead - Specialized Functions (Centralia, IL) in CENTRALIA, Illinois
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The Monsanto North America Commercial Seed Production organization has an exciting opportunity available for a Production Lead focused in ESH, Quality/Compliance & Continuous Improvement. We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic and talented leader to join our organization at our Centralia, IL site.
The position, Production Lead, reports to the location Site Lead and is a member of the Site Leadership Team. The qualified individual will lead and develop the teams accountable for the Environmental, Health, Safety (ESH), Occupational Medicine (OM) and Quality supporting the plant and field operations at the site. The successful candidate develops and implements a site strategy that ensures adequate attention to all compliance programs in conjunction with the Site Leadership and provides overall direction for ESH, OM and Quality ensuring compliance and continuous improvements of these programs. This individual will also have oversight for the implementation of the Monsanto Production System. The Production Lead has responsibility within a large manufacturing operation for direct supervision of site personnel, which may include managers, associates, specialists, coordinators and technicians. This individual gets results through high personal proficiency, delegation of tasks, coordinating the work of others, developing/coaching individuals, developing the team, customer centricity/outreach and collaborating regionally to innovate and improve.
The Production Lead maintains a strong relationship with Corporate Personnel: Crop Leadership, ESH Generalists & Leads, and Occupational Medicine Lead, Quality Assurance and Quality Control organizations within the Monsanto Global Supply Chain. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the strong ability to team and influence productively, develop site level strategy, lead change and drive culture effectively, enable change in our business and programs quickly, and leverage the talents, skills and resources of their direct reports, peers and leadership.
Champion the development, implementation, and improvement of an ESH, OM, Quality, and Monsanto Production System
Drive ESH & Quality operational improvements, metrics tracking and implementation of best practices through team members and peers
Provide leadership, direction and support necessary to assure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations.
Enable appropriate training, documentation, & monitoring capabilities to ensure standard and optimal procedures are followed in the programs of ESH, OM, and QMS
Utilize data when driving strategic decisions
Drive a culture that is dedicated to ESH, OM, & Quality
Identify, leverage, share and implement best practices/continuous improvement across NA sites
Report the performance of the ESH, OM, & Quality programs within the site to company leaders and stakeholders
Provide oversight of processes related to ESH, OM, product quality, & compliance in cooperation with seed production management and other stakeholders including but not limited to the Monsanto Global and NA RC Quality Assurance and Quality Control teams, Global ESH and Regulatory functions
Gain all external certifications & accreditations and assure complete adherence to quality, stewardship and compliance policies, processes, and requirements
Adherence to governmental rules and regulations as part of OSHA, Worker Protection Safety and Monsanto ESH initiatives
Represents and contribute to the site's involvement to cultivate trust in the community
6+ years experience in a manufacturing, agricultural, ESH, OM, quality, engineering, technical, or related environment
Results oriented leadership approach
Experience coaching and developing others
Proven track record of program development and implementation to gain results
Capability to clearly present information and influence others through verbal or and written communications
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment
Experience with agriculture, seed manufacturing, safety, quality, or related area
Demonstrated ability to lead people or teams through change
Experience in working and/or leading in a matrix environment
Computer proficiencies to include SAP
Knowledge of process improvement principles such as Lean, Six Sigma
Organization: NA Supply Chain LT51012126_
Title: Production Lead - Specialized Functions (Centralia, IL)
Location: North America-USA-Illinois-Centralia
Requisition ID: 01QJC
Job: Seed Production
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