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Production and Supply Development Program Associate

Greensboro, North Carolina
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
About this program: The Production & Supply Development Program (PSDP) is a rotation-based program providing three rotations, in various geographical areas, exposing associates to diverse experiences, with a total program commitment of three years, and a minimum of one geographical move required. We are currently recruiting undergrad and graduate students graduating in December 2021 or May/June of 2022 for the Production and Supply Development Program (PSDP). Locations are at any of the Production and Supply (P) sites within the United States. Role Purpose The focus of the program is to establish a pool of highly motivated and well-rounded future leaders in the organization. As a PSDP Associate, you will learn and acquire business knowledge, skills and attributes required for placement into future leadership or management positions within P at Syngenta. The learning and development will be at an accelerated pace with the expectation to perform at levels above your peers. What will you be doing?There are currently three tracks to choose from in the P Development Program. Within the chosen track there are multiple options to gain maximum exposure to various areas of Production and Supply that will help you develop your career path in a way that meets your individual needs. In addition to the individual technical knowledge gained, cross-functional leadership training, coaching and mentoring will be conducted for all. AGRONOMY/SEED OPERATIONS TRACK BS degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Systems Technology, Agricultural Engineering, Plant or Crop Science and other agriculture-related majors Specialization in Seed Operations, Parent Seed Characterization, Seed Technology and Production Processing Technology Assist Plant Management in planning and communicating acreage selection to growers. Work with Plant Management Team to set schedules, manage and determine workforce needs. Provide training and maintain a safe work environment in accordance with HSE policies Locations: CA, IA, ID, IL, NC, NE, WA Physical Demands: Position requires being able to walk seed production fields in any weather, including hot and humid conditions Position may require working seven days a week during critical time of year Position will require non-traditional schedule PRODUCTION/PROCESS ENGINEERING TRACK BS degree in Chemical Engineering Specialization in Chemical Synthesis and Formulation, Fill and Pack Complete assignments in Production Process Technology Development or Plant Engineering and Unit Operations Support to Capital Projects and Production Start-ups, Pilot Plant Scale up and Development Locations: LA, NC, NE Physical Demands: Position requires being able to walk a Crop Protection (CP) production site sites in any weather, including hot and humid conditions SUPPLY OPERATIONS TRACK BS or Master's degree in Supply Chain Operations, Logistics, Management, Business discipline or related field Complete assignments in support of Operational Planning, Logistics, or Indirect/Direct Procurement areas Other potential assignments may include Asset planning, Lean or Digital Data Management Locations: LA, NC, NE, IA, WA QualificationsQualifications for the program Minimum GPA of 3.0 Recent graduate in relevant courses of study (see track details above) Willingness to relocate as needed to pursue rotational opportunities Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future Prior Internship or Co-op experience Valid driver's license Critical Knowledge Skills Effective communicator Comfortable with ambiguity Self-starter with initiative What's in it for you? We have some of the best talent in the industry and recognize that we need a robust pipeline as our business, our customers, and our product portfolio evolves. This role offers you a unique opportunity to grow and develop your capabilities while giving you exposure to diverse experiences in different geographic locations. You'll gain broad business exposure, meaningful and challenging work and an understanding of career opportunities available at Syngenta that relate to your passion. Upon successful completion of the program, you will qualify for a variety of roles within Syngenta, respected for your technical and leadership acumen, allowing us to provide superior experience to our customers. Plus: A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others About Syngenta Syngenta 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 humanity's 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. 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, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) () Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) () Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) () #LI-EF1Apply To: :00
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  • Job Reference: 386581312-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Syngenta
  • Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent