Production Planning Manager – Job Ref: 23

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Production Planning Manager

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture

Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.”

Primary Responsibilities:

The Planning Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of the site’s operational and supply chain activities which includes but not limited to quality, direct materials, inventory, logistics, warehouse, production and labor scheduling. Managing Site plant operations and Supply chain activities through subordinate staff, having full accountabilities in their respective areas. Provides leadership and decisions to staff on operational questions related to their areas of responsibility. Job covers both commercial and Parent Seed facilities.

Responsibilities to be met:

Operational Planning:

  • Responsible for all aspects of inventory planning and management at site from receiving to final disposition of products and materials used in manufacturing.
  • Ensure smooth flow of inventory for all stages – receiving, bulk, semi-finished goods, finished goods, discard.
  • Inventory tracking – transactional excellence, quality standards, sampling, reporting,
    and audits.
  • Plan and establishes production schedules for all plant production activities to meet production goals at the local level.
  • Ensures trucking capabilities from green, ready dried seed products, through to bulk
  • Balance labor, assets and schedules to meet volume and financial target.
  • Network with Supply Chain leads to establish distribution goals, and communication plans to Contract Administration – site contact & site administrator
  • Site Management Responsibility (i.e. budgets, oversight of meeting shipping goals,
  • Initiate plans and processes which minimize production cost through effective utilization of human capital, equipment, facilities, material and capital.
  • Coach, support and develop employees on your team in a manner that fosters effective collaboration and teamwork, demonstrating and modeling the Core Values.
  •  Enable and encourage direct reports to leverage their full potential and
    achieve business results.
  • Establish and support individual and team performance goals that are attainable and aligned with business strategy.
  • Ensure quality management system is in place and effective.
  • Regulatory compliance (safety, wage/hour laws, etc.), adherence to quality and plant/field policies and standard operating procedures
  • Oversight of production of regulated and restricted products to comply with the regulatory standards. Logistics and Warehouse Management:
  • Responsible for direct management of all Site logistics and warehouses
  • Responsible for resource allocation needs for logistics and warehouse
  • Ownership of the Site plant operations and site warehouse operational budgets
  • Project generation, participation, and leadership of improvement projects


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ experience in managing a production facility.
  • Finger dexterity for using keyboard.
  • Primarily in a production office or in conditioning plant with regular interaction taking place in a high traffic & activity plant/warehouse area.
  • The position also requires interaction and field visits with Field Operations and team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to lead leaders and influence/collaborate cross-functionally. Position is responsible for managing and balancing production resources (people, budget, workflow, equipment, facilities, etc.)

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