Syngenta Production Technician (Administrative) in Belmond, Iowa

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.


About this Job:


Administrative support toproduction plant tasks assigned by Plant Management. Position will take on several roles based upon field production practices, plant processing requirements and distribution needs in an administrative capacity.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE (Health, Safety, and Environmental) and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Assist in presentation of all safety training classes
  • Monitor costs as necessary
  • Accounts Payable
  • Contract maintenance/Administering grower contracts
  • Balance KPI’s to meet the annual improvement objectives
  • Cross train in shipping, distribution and seed lab
  • Timely and accurate data entry into SAP
  • Inventory management and tracking
  • Proactive communication both interdepartmentally and cross functionally to assure that field and processing efforts are performed in a manner consistent with accommodating business demands and requirements

Qualifications: * Must be High School graduate or have GED degree * Associate degree in business or other related field * Knowledge of office functions and processes, including MS Office, MS Databases and Spreadsheets, and SAP * Working knowledge of inventory management principals * PC and business software skills, willingness to learn SAP if necessary


Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:

  • Management experience preferred but not necessary
  • Experience in inventory, distribution processes and/or managing quality transactional data in SAP may be preferred in some locations
  • An Agricultural background is also preferred but not required

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at sta_support.northamerica@syngenta.com

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Job: *Seeds Production

Title: Production Technician (Administrative)

Location: Iowa-Belmond

Requisition ID: 1802667