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Production Technician

Company: Syngenta Global
Location: Slater
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About SyngentaSyngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanitys 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.About UsWe invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believeevery employee has a role to play insafely feeding the world and taking care of our planet.To support that challenge, the Seeds Supply and Operations Team is currently seeking a Production Technician in Slater, IA.You will help shape the future of agriculture by:

Producing a reliable supply of high-quality seed by executing production plant tasks assigned by Plant Management.Organize, perform, and lead in assigned departments to ensure all required processes, procedures and production requirements are met.Position will take on several roles based upon field production practices, plant processing requirements and distribution needs.Manage field operations, seed receiving, and conditioning equipment operations to ensure that all seed is properly handled and conditioned so the highest quality seed will be packaged to meet sale demands.Accountabilities
Work in conditioning, treating, packaging, or other areas to meet facility needs
Provide leadership and overall seed quality expertise to plant activitiesResponsible for maintaining, documenting, and adherences to established plant proceduresPreform product quality assessments and adherence to product specificationsAll seed picked and transported to specified area is identified accurately and checked against production orderEnsure all clean-downs and changeovers are done correctly to eliminate any product mixtureDuring growing season will be assigned production area to monitor seed quality through field inspections and record keepingSupport Agronomists in field related activities as directedPooling and distribution of parent seed to grower basePlanting of seed production fields and parent seed returnsAssist with field mapping and isolation documentation requirementsAccurate and timely crop scouting and data collection of emergence and vegetative growth stages, silk and pollen shed notes, stand counts, and IPM scouting thresholdsCoordination of field labor needs to ensure rouging and detasseling operations are completed to quality standardsCoordination of male row destruction and equipment operationAccurate and timely SAP and Data collection entry during the field productions seasonSupervise employees and third-party personnel as requiredPerform other duties as required to meet plant or site needs

Keywords: Syngenta Global, Des Moines , Production Technician, Professions , Slater, Iowa

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