BASF Global Head of Processing - Vegetable Seeds - Parma, Idaho in Parma, Idaho

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Global Head of Processing- Vegetable Seeds – Parma, Idaho (1805402)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a Global Head of Processing – Vegetable Seeds to:

  • Develop, execute and direct the Global Processing Strategy to ensure the global departmental resources are available on time to meet the company’s growing demand for volume and profitability;

  • Develop and execute Standard Operating Procedures to optimize standard cost prices while maintaining quality standards;

  • Decide and direct global resources in order to ensure global processing results are delivered within quality guidelines, in a timely manner;

  • Facilitate global integrity of inventoried goods and collaborate with other departments to ensure risks and liabilities are minimized;

  • Maintain a strong functional link to and realize synergies with corresponding functions;

  • Manage the global PRC department, ensure a safe working environment and manage, direct and coordinate training and development planning of employees;

  • Link to regional community;

  • As a member of the Operations Management LT, carry responsibility for the Operations Management strategy. For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

Formula for Success

  • Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree with ten plus years of cumulative experience in Seed Processing high value/small seed vegetable crops and preferably five years plus experience in other Operations working areas (Production, Quality Assurance, Logistics);

  • Minimum five years’ experience in an international management position preferably within a matrix organization structure;

  • Knowledge of domestic and international vegetable seed markets;

  • Knowledge in Warehousing, Seed Conditioning, Seed Enhancement, Seed Treatment, Packaging and Shipping;

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to cooperatively interface with all corporate departments and employee levels;

  • Cooperative, flexible and team builder;

  • Ability to build up global networks.

Job: GEMA - General Management

Organization: VEGET.SEEDS-Seed Supply Biennals-63022617

Title: Global Head of Processing - Vegetable Seeds - Parma, Idaho

Location: ID-Parma

Requisition ID: 1805402