Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Job Opportunity at Monsanto Company, Field Production Manager
To produce and supply good quality seed in the correct volumes for commercial department
Oversee the Offloading, conditioning, packaging and rebagging operations by the toller. Inventory control of all the consumables ie.packaging and the chemical treatments.
To recruite, train, contracted seed growers and evaluate field production operations on a regular basis in order to achieve the set targets or goals.
To make sure all field activities are done in a safe manner by the contracted growers
To implement, coordinate and functionalize QMS (ISO 9001) systems in the field operations
Manage the human rights program for the field oprations as per Monsanto Human Right Policy
Train contract gorowers on Monsanto field production procedures.
To maintain and monitor quality of the grown seed in accordance with the seed cirtification requirements
To recruit good contract growers
Controlling the cost of field production in accordance with the specified budgets
Liaise with seed certifying agents
To implement the human rights program for the field operations as per Monsanto Human Rights Policy
To make sure that contracted growers are following the recommended safety requirements in the field operations
Ensure that procedures on quality are implemented according to the Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001) in field production operations
Weekly reporting to the Site Lead
I. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 5 years field production experience. Seed production experience is an added advantage.
Degree in Agriculture
· Computer Literate
· Communications skills (excellent verbal and written)
· Internal business administration knowledge
· Creative and innovative
SPECIALISED KNOWLEDGE AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS
Safety and Quality knowledge
Valid drivers licence
Ability to supervise people
Must be able to work under pressure
III. MOTIVATIONAL COMPATIBILITY
Passionate about ensuring that the right things happen in the right way at the right time in spite of potential barriers.
Commitment to work with and support a team-based environment.
Willingness to travel to attend meetings
To use QMS requirements to manage field oprations effectively & efficiently
To improve customer satisfaction & needs
Effective planning and time management skills
Flexible and agile
Independent and self driven abilities
Competent to execute functions as described under responsibilities
Key Result Areas:
Produce and deliver good quality seed timely
Continual improvement of QMS processes in the field
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