Production Planning Manager
Corteva Agriscience
Jackson, MN, US
4d ago


Corteva Agriscience™ is seeking a Production Planning Manager to join our hard-working team at Jackson, MN. We seek a servant-

leader who is a creative thinker to be responsible for oversight and management of the site’s operational supply chain activities.

This includes but is not limited to quality, direct materials, inventory, logistics, warehouse, production and labor scheduling.

In this role, you will get to manage internal and external relationships as well as utilize your leadership and decision-

making skills by supporting a team of professionals. This opportunity is a great gateway to future management opportunities.

Jackson, MN is located in a beautiful destination area, within commutable distance of the Iowa Great Lakes. We have an engaged team that works well together and has fun producing high quality seed.

Our work environment is positive and we are committed to product quality and safe work performance. We value being productive while also have a great time doing it! Plus, we offer an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment.

This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more! Come grow your career with Corteva Agriscience™!What You Will Do :

  • Manage the daily supply-chain operations throughout all processes, including : receiving, bulk storage management, pre-
  • cleaning and conditioning, maintenance, inventory management, warehousing, and distribution.

  • Plan, organize, and direct plant operations to ensure the most effective return on assets.
  • Manage warehouse capacity planning to ensure consistent throughput and production uptime.
  • Oversee all quality processes and operations to ensure first-pass quality production.
  • Review and approve plans for the control of planned production output, budget spending, material efficiency, and engineering / maintenance effectiveness.
  • Ensure on-time delivery to meet both business and customer needs.
  • Coach, support, and develop employees on your team in a manner that fosters effective collaboration and teamwork, demonstrating and modelling the company’s Core Values.
  • Enable and encourage direct reports to leverage their full potential and achieve business results; coach staff in stretch assignments and skill development critical to employees’ jobs and overall career objectives.
  • Establish and support individual and team performance goals that are attainable and aligned with business strategy.
  • Oversee and participate in making or approving personnel decisions (hiring, promotion, discipline, status changes, merit and rewards administration, etc.).
  • You are passionate about ensuring first past quality and relentlessly seek to initiate quality improvements.
  • Champion business improvement and productivity initiatives by utilizing LEAN Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools to identify, prioritize, and execute productivity improvement opportunities.
  • Who You Are :

  • A supply chain guru with 3-5 years of experience in supply chain, logistics, or production operations.
  • A leader who values empowering your team and has 2-3 years of leadership or supervisory experience.
  • Bachelor Degreed or higher.
  • Proven ability to develop, coach, train and counsel others.
  • Someone who does well with interacting effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • You have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • You look are a solution-focused person who sees problems as a way to find innovative answers for the business.
  • Having a busy workload is no problem for you because you apply your priority management skills effectively each day.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PP, Outlook) and other computer programs and software.
  • You like getting out of your office and into the Gemba Chilly warehouse? Dusty field tours? No problem! You love to get out there and be in the heart of operations with your team!
  • You are humble you feel every person can always continue to improve and strive to do that through continued learning and seeking feedback.
  • You always are willing to help out Passing by a team member struggling to lift something? Safety is your top priority and you are willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations to help your colleague!
  • We will be EXTRA pleased if you have :

  • SAP Experience.
  • LEAN Manufacturing Experience and / or Six Sigma Certification.
  • Apply
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