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Production & Supply Development Program Associate

Requisition Number: 18010523
Production and Supply Development Program Associate
Syngenta Production and Supply Development Program
The Production and Supply Development Program (PSDP) is a 21/2 to 3 year-long rotational development program that provides recent college graduates the opportunity to immerse themselves in various areas of the business and build a solid foundation for a lasting career with our Production and Supply team.
As a PSDP associate, you will be in one of three tracks: SeedsOperations or Engineering. Within your chosen track, you will select three diverse rotations where you will:
  • Gain technical knowledge through day-to-day work
  • Sharpen leadership skills through training activities and professional events
  • Broaden your knowledge and develop a network in at least three different areas of the business
  • Develop lasting comradery with fellow PSDP associates
Engineering Track
Degrees of Interest Include:  Chemical Engineering
Locations Include but Not Limited To:
  • Louisiana: St. Gabriel
  • Nebraska: Omaha
  • North Carolina: Greensboro
Post-Program Full-Time Positions:  Process Engineer, Project Engineer, Tolling Production Manager, Formulation Engineer and Production Engineer
Rotation Options:  Production/Process Engineering, Toll-Manufacturing Supervision, Technology and Engineering, Capital Projects and Design
Supply Operations Track
Degrees of Interest Include:  Supply Chain Operations, Logistics and Business-related majors
Locations Include but Not Limited To:
  • Louisiana: St. Gabriel
  • Nebraska: Omaha
  • North Carolina: Greensboro
Post-Program Full-Time Positions:  Supply Chain Planner, Procurement Manager, Asset Planner, Category Manager and Inventory Planner
Rotation Options:  Logistics, Planning, Procurement
Seeds Operations & Production Track
Degrees of Interest Include:  Agronomy, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Systems Technology, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Studies, Plant or Crop Science and other agricultural-related majors
Locations Include but Not Limited To:
  • California: Glenn, Woodland
  • Idaho: Nampa
  • Illinois: Tuscola, Downers Grove
  • Iowa: Des Moines, Jefferson, Lone Tree, Slater, Ames
  • Nebraska: Seward, Waterloo
  • Washington: Pasco
Post-Program Full-Time Positions:  Agronomist, Plant Operations Lead, Seeds Production Research Scientist, Supply/Demand Planner and Seed Conditioning Specialist
Rotation Options:  Production Agronomy, Seed Production Research, Seed Plant Operations, Seed Planning, Capital Projects
Are you a recent graduate or upcoming college graduate with demonstrated leadership experience? Are you a self-starter who takes initiative? Are you a good communicator? These are just a few of the qualifications we are looking for in our applicants.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant course of study (Agronomy, Agricultural Business, Supply Chain Management, Chemical Engineering, etc.)
Cultural Skills and Experience
  • Relevant internship experiences
  • Willing to relocate
  • Personal brand and self-awareness
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
Who We Are
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to one purpose: bringing plant potential to life. We contribute to addressing some of the planets most critical issues such as the rising demand for food from a growing population. Working for Syngenta offers you the opportunity to play a part in addressing one of the most urgent challenges facing global agriculture today where we need to feed 200,000 more people every day. Come be part of our good growth plan: one planet, six commitments: Make crops more efficient, rescue more farmland and help biodiversity flourish; empower smallholders, help people stay safe and look after each worker. Our work matters. There has never been a better time to join Syngenta!
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, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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