Monsanto Company Recruitment 2018 for Malawi Site Lead – Jobs in Malawi


Monsanto Company Recruitment 2018 for Malawi Site Lead – Jobs in Malawi

Monsanto Company Recruitment 2018 Announces their Recruitment for several positions, Therefore qualified Applicant is requested to Apply for Monsanto Company Recruitment 2018. See position below and Closing Date…

Monsanto Company Recruitment 2018

Job description


Twenty years from now, the earth’s population will need 55% more food than it can produce now. Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. Monsanto is an Employer of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Make an impact by joining the team that is working to solve one of mankind’s greatest challenges.

Monsanto is seeking a highly motivated individual with the ability to join the Supply Chain team based in Lilongwe, Malawi. In this role, the Corn Seed Production Site Lead will grow and lead a team that is dedicated to advancing our corn seed production for Monsanto’s Malawi business. The Site Lead is responsible for leading a team in day-to-day operations, planning and execution of field and site operations including field production, harvesting, drying, seed processing and inventory management, profit and quality standards required of seed production fields, seed processing, inventory management through farmers and Third parties. The Site Lead will participate in strategic initiatives aimed at delivering timely seed production and will collaborate with key partners to advance the technologies used in commercial seed production. This is an excellent opportunity to work with leading-edge technology and talented cross-functional teams that are driving to deliver the very best crop genetics across the globe.

The position is also responsible for the effective utilization and development of all the people reporting into the site.

Specific Functions

• Champion the development, implementation, and improvement of an HSE, OM, Quality, and Monsanto Production System culture.
• Drive HSE & Quality operational improvements, metrics tracking and implementation of best practices through team members and peers.
• Manage and forecast station operational budget and capital purchases
• Collaborate with Pipeline Enrichment to understand grower contracting effort and budget requirements.
• Responsible for the planning and supervision of field and plant operations, including but not limited to:
? The operational, capital and maintenance budget.
? Harvesting schedule – established in coordination with the field operations team
? Logistics, warehousing of non-finished and finished goods in the plant responsible warehouses. This include on- and off site warehouses
• Optimize equipment efficiency uptime
• Maintain operational and site records as required by the Monsanto quality management systems with the focus on continual improvement.
• Ensure compliance with quality assurance standards and management system set by ISO9001
• Responsible to meet the goals established for seed supply reliability, quality and availability.
• Establish a team that meets production schedules that meet crop cycle timelines.
• Establish, assign and review the personnel goals in the field and plant operation teams.
• Identify personnel training needs and annually assess progress of people development, including a succession plan while maintaining continuous improvement culture
• Develop a risk mitigation strategy, including environmental analysis to ensure success
• Plan and execute the capital plan for the field and plant operations per the established long range plan
• Develop a risk mitigation strategy, including environmental analysis to ensure success


Required Education and Skills/Experience:

• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Production, Management, Engineering or related field.
• 10 years of working experience, 5 years hands-on experience in people management and more than 5 years’ operational experience in seed or related production
• Demonstrated aptitude for team leadership and project management
• Aptitude to lead by influence and establish strong partnerships
• Business strategy acumen and ability to build alignment across teams
• Ability to solve complex problems and lead with creative and effective solutions
• Documented individual leadership and excellent organizational skills
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, visualization software, and data management
• Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams across multiple countries
• Ability to travel occasionally, including regional travel

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