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Site Manager Kaisten


Syngenta Kaisten Switzerland

3 weeks ago

Location: Kaisten
As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all - while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs.

Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting. From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects, and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat, and cold.

Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.

Site Manager Kaisten Job description:
This role is based in Kaisten, Aargau, Switzerland. We are looking for a Site Manager for our active ingredients manufacturing site in Kaisten.

The site manager has the overall legal and business accountability for all enterprise aspects of the Kaisten site, including safety, quality, profit and loss, strategic directions, operations, staffing and budgeting.

You will be providing leadership and change management skills to drive... the performance of the site within the global active ingredients manufacturing organization.

You will be developing and implementing the Kaisten site strategy aligned to the company strategy, ensuring our commitment to sustainable operations while leveraging the unique value proposition of the Kaisten manufacturing site.
To ensure all site activities comply with HSE, quality, labor, or any other legal requirements, as well as with the company Code of Conduct. To ensure excellence in HSEQ performance for Kaisten site and develop and monitor progress against general site improvement plans. To ensure long-term competitiveness, by leading site transformation, by driving productivity improvement. To ensure best practices or industry standards are implemented and maintained in departments;

drive operational discipline, clarity of objectives, robust budget setting and cost control, learning curve development plans. To work closely with global operations, sourcing and procurement, process development, supply chain and other manufacturing sites leaders to support the development and implementation of a robust life cycle management To act as the local sponsor and to be accountable for the successful implementation of global projects on site To lead the site 'people' agenda, promoting Diversity & inclusion and growth opportunity for all employees.

Ensure a solid succession plan for Kaisten as well as for Swiss manufacturing and globally. To build solid relationships with public authorities, community, and other stakeholders to enable effective management and co-operation Required profile:
MS/BS in industrial, engineering or chemical sciences, or a 5-year technical degree in related discipline. Many years of experience in manufacturing management, preferably in a chemical manufacturing-based technology, processes and/or related industry. At least 5 years of experience managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operation of a smaller manufacturer. Having a high level of proficiency and familiarity with computer tools Fluency in German language is mandatory as well as English.

Any other languages would be an asset Effective communication, conflict resolution, contingency planning and problem solving (root-cause-analysis) skills

What we offer:

Please send your complete application with CV and motivation letter.

We offer a variety of financial and non-financial benefits including:

We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment A superb working environment with an open culture and diverse workforce where new ideas are always welcome The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qualified and experienced employees and gain scientific and technical excellence Learning culture (Together we Grow) and wide range of training options

You will profit from a competitive pension fund plan, attractive bonus system, onsite doctor, fitness room, canteen, and other benefits (Family friendly initiatives, Child and Family allowance...)
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
Kaisten Switzerland

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