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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. About Us We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Seeds Supply and Operations team is currently seeking a NA Seeds Quality Operations Administrator in Slater, IA.
You will help shape the future of agriculture by: • Coordinating and completing administrative help to Senior Executive and Global Quality Lead; including calendar support, travel arrangements, meeting planning, and other items as requested. • Coordinating and completing administrative assistance to the NA Quality Lead and Local lab team. This includes front door management, inbox/mail management, lab building and operations coordination. • Quality Lab Operations support, including data entry, quality document editing/updating, routine data transactions, running key reports, and facilitating shipping. • Quality Lab Operations including planting and other quality tests. Accountabilities • Accountable for excellent attendance and professionalism at all times. • Accountable for clear, polite, professional communication to multiple stakeholders • Full administrative support for Global Quality Lead. • Administrative support to the NA Quality Lead and local team. • Quality Lab Operation Support. • Inform management of the status of quality systems. Evaluating the target audience and adapt information to fit the needs. • Continuous improvement of systems end-users. • Project management experience is informed of the status of quality systems. Evaluating the target audience and adapt information to fit the needs. • Handling fast paced, medium pressure, peak workload periods where rapid results turnaround time is critical; interspaced with slower off-peak times. • Accuracy and timeliness of delivering results to all components of the role.
Requirements • High School Diploma or GED Required. Further educational degrees or certifications preferred. • Excellent computer skills in multiple applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel are required. • Highly organized and capable of managing conflicting priorities to accommodate multiple stakeholders. • High level of customer orientation. • Demonstrated project management experience. • Ability to work in a fast-paced, medium pressure environment during peak workload periods where rapid results turnaround time is critical; interspaced with slower off-peak times. • Ability to be punctual and work standard work week of 7am-3:30pm Mon-Friday. Occasional overtime during peak times. Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future. Critical Experience: • Preferred 5 years practical experience in senior leader administrative support • Preferred 2 years-experience in customer facing role • Preferred 2 years-experience with central ERP systems like SAP • Preferred 2 years-experience in agricultural industry or educational background What We Offer: • Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution • Open Vacation Policy with a minimum of 15 days of vacation and up to 30 days with manager approval, 9 Paid Holidays • Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year 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, 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
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