Syngenta is leading science-based agtech company; dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges : growing more food with fewer resources.
A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.
Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet.
Join us and help shape the future of agriculture
As part of our activities we are looking for a :
Production Leader - Parent seeds (EAME) (M / W)
You will provide leadership and strategic direction for all field crops parent seed production operations in EAME, including production planning, field production and processing to meet market requirements for quality, quantity, supply reliability and cost (COGP).
Actively engage in the crop and operational planning to meet business objectives; you ensure achievable plans are agreed and risks shared and understood, deliver to the agreed plan.
You develop operational budgets to meet business planning expectations; manage operational costs within these agreed budgets and develop compelling business cases for unplanned spend.
You provide change leadership as a key member of EAME Seeds Production & Supply. Drive process improvement via business improvement and lead / support global and regional functional initiatives.
You ensure agile work environment that can adapt to the needs of the customer and business.
You're the interface with Research and Development (R&D), Seed Production Research (SPR), Production, Quality Operations and Commercial Sales & Marketing teams, to implement / execute agreed upon strategies and improvements for supply reliability.
You ensure guidance for all Syngenta Field Crop Parent Seed Production, internal and 3rd party.
You develop and maintain appropriate external 3rd party supply relationships in the region EAME (Europe, Africa & Middle East) and for counter-seasonal production (Latine America).
Direct Management (team : 6 people) and indirect Management (full-time & temporary employees).
The position is offered on a permanent contract, based in France : Nérac (47), Lombez (32) or Saint Sauveur (31).
Frequent travel in France is to be expected (25% of time), and you will also be required to travel to the International location.