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Production Specialist - Canada  

Dupont Biosciences (company)


Posted on : 26 December 2016

Project Description

Job Description
  • Our company  is currently seeking a Production Specialist. 
  • In this role, you will lead the contract conditioning program  to ensure an adequate supply of quality soybeans to our customers. 
  • Develops effective relationships between the Contract Conditioners, SM Operations/Support, CA Sales Area Office, Sales Operations/Support, and other Production/Contract Conditioning locations. Leads the Certification processes for all crops produced.
  • Long-term production planning – serves the role of an interface between the production plans.

Contract Conditioning Responsibilities:
  • Supervises contract conditioners: expand role, troubleshoot, Schedule work with contract conditioners c and Manitoba to ensure they meet Pioneer quality standards and timelines. 
  • Ensures the consumable resources are available when needed (ie bags, treatments). 
  • Ensure Direct Materials and Inventory accuracy. 
  • Monitors for quality results and sample submissions to ensure timelines as laid out by Quality Supply are met. 
  • Ensure acreage allocations and placement. 

  • Lead the Crop Certification process and all Crops grown.
  • Oversee the process for Contract Conditioners to ensure compliance. 
  • Be the liaison between our company and CSGA, CFIA, CSI. 
  • Foster a healthy relationship with government agencies. 

Contract Administrator:
  • Review and negotiate when required all crop seed field contracts, Conditioner Contracts. 

Job Qualifications
Education and Experience: 
  • 2-year degree required. Bachelor's degree in Science or Business preferred. 
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of industry experience. 
  • Certifications/Licenses CFIA knowledge is an asset.

  • Position involves lifting up to 5 – 10 lbs. 
  • Candidate must be organized and analytical 
  • Demonstrated ability in planning/goal setting
  • Business knowledge, broad knowledge of plant operations, government requirements and certification needs.