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  • Posted: Jun 8, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Syngenta is a leading science-based agtech company. We help millions of farmers around the world to grow safe and nutritious food, while taking care of the planet.
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    Production Lead


    • Ensures stock seeds are received and have all relevant quality information with them and communicates status to the SPM.
    • Ensures timely nursery preparation to adhere to the sowing calendar.
    • Ensure availability of necessary consumables in the nursery for smooth running of nursery activities.
    • Ensures monitoring and reports germination percentages and deficits for action.
    • Ensures proper labeling and color coding at all stages for traceability and purity control.
    • Ensures timely sowing, pricking out and dispatch of seedlings for transplanting as per cropping schedule.
    • Monitors and report any structural anomaly in the greenhouse for action.
    • Ensures timely transplanting of seedlings in the greenhouses as per schedule and parent line location map.
    • Oversees the implementation of the production plan to achieve the set forecasts.
    • Trains production supervisors and ensures the rest of production teams are trained to enhance productivity and efficiency.
    •  Evaluates workers to measure performance and identify areas of improvement
    • Co ordinates all production related activities {planting, labeling, training, desuckering, defoliation, rouging, emasculation, pollen harvesting, pollination and harvesting among others} to ensure good quality seeds.
    • Prepares and submits monthly Vendor progress reports (VPR) to the SPM to ensure the customer is informed on the production progress.
    • Ensures adherence to Phytosanitary standards in the field to control pests and diseases.
    • Checks and reports irrigation anomalies to the relevant personnel for action.
    • Enforces HSE rules and regulations and champions the implementation of the Syngenta HSE policy in all business operations.
    • Any other tasks & projects as may be allocated from time to time.

    Skills & Qualifications

    • Post graduate degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or related field
    • 5 years relevant experience in a similar, fast paced environment
    • Ability to lead a diverse team
    • Good communication and organization skills
    • Ability to make sound decision within a reasonable time

    Additional Information

    • High level of integrity
    • Team player
    • Keen to details

    Method of Application

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