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Group Lead Processing and Seed Enhancement (m/f)

Syngenta | hbo | Enkhuizen, Netherlands
Geplaatst: 15/10/2020


As a result of an internal promotion of the previous Group Lead, Production & Supply is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic candidate for a full-time position of:

Group Lead Processing and Seed Enhancement  (m/f)  

Type: Permanent
Business Unit: Production & Supply  
Department: Vegetables Seeds Production 
Location: Netherlands/Enkhuizen 

Into Action

In this role you are leading three teams within the Vegetables and Flowers seeds processing plant. As a Group Lead, you demonstrate leadership on HSE and Quality, and motivate, stimulate and educate your people to reach the departmental goals. You are responsible for managing all costs of the department by preparing budget for next years and align these with the approved budget during the year.  
As a member of the Plant management team, you pro-actively contribute to develop & implement the plant strategic and operational objectives towards establishing a high performing and continuously learning organization to assure end to end result.

The Challenge

You are responsible for managing and delivering all Processing and Seed Enhancement activities for the Plant. HSE and Reliable delivery of high-quality products is paramount for this role. You challenge and develop teams to improve operational and financial performance through applying Operational Excellence standards and principles with the right Quality mindset.
You are accountable for successful implementation and upscaling of new products/or new technologies, including the associated CAPEX programs. You practice fact-based analyses, thereby helping and training teams and individuals to understand and implement their improvement challenges. In addition, you play an important role in actively sharing and learning practices across functions and locations within our organization. 

Your Profile

You have extensive experience in operations management and the application of different lean techniques, preferably in an environment with biological variation. Experience with industrial automation is preferred. You hold a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field. You have strong analytical skills as well as the ability to translate complex challenges into pragmatic solutions. You are a team player and have experience in effective stakeholder management. You are fluent in both English and Dutch. You are eager to learn and can understand the complexity of our business.

Your chance!

If you recognize yourself in the profile and would like to apply for this position please apply on-line via if you would like to have more information about this vacancy please contact our recruiter Arjen Mol by phone on (+31) 6 22574332 or at

Mention within your application "AgriHolland Vacaturebank number AH38172".

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