Production and Supply Chain Lead
27d ago


  • Ensure the end-to-end supply chain design and operations for a product group meet the evolving needs of the business and target market.
  • Work as a business partner with the crop / asset commercial teams focusing on commercial offer creation and holistic product strategies.
  • Accountabilities

  • Work as a business partner with crop / asset commercial teams; actively contributing to commercial offer creation and product strategies.
  • Develop and maintain a product supply chain strategy and set of underpinning design principles to shape the supply chain design and operation.
  • Link with R&D, and T&E to both ensure supply chain is considered in product design, and ensure the supply chain design is suitable for the product pipeline.
  • Through leadership of a cross functional supply chain team manage a robust and cost effective supply chain aligned to the strategy, with emphasis on security of intellectual property (IP), security of supply, product quality, total cost of supply, inventory management, risk management, asset network optimisation & investment.
  • Facilitate key stages in the S&OP processes that balance demand and supply. This includes product allocation issues as well as coordination of seed production planning decisions.
  • Ensure resolution of operational issues which cross geographical and functional boundaries.
  • Set and monitor supply chain KPI's to ensure balanced performance; driving continuous improvement and setting the change agenda for the supply chain.
  • Network with the community of supply chain managers to develop excellence in supply chain management using common methodologies, KPI's, and creating scalable integrated solutions.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to supply chain team members, working in tandem with their direct line management to guide and support individual development.
  • Ensure, in their area of responsibility, Syngenta's full compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory framework as well as Syngenta's own legal and ethical, HSE, corporate security, risk management and corporate governance standards
  • Experience required

  • Team leadership experience
  • Strong experience in SC functions sufficient to allow appreciation / understanding of whole SC
  • Supply Chain Management

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