Purpose & Accountability :
Typically performs specialised duties in a defined functional program area involving a wide variety of problems, performs standard and non-standard assignments
Is an expert source of information on processing transactions Business impact :
Eliminates significant inefficiencies by changing process steps
Central address for all questions of operative process performance and quality Responsibilities and requirements :
Typically supervises non-professionals who perform routine tasks or provides informal and / or formal guidance, training, and support to other team members
Requires developed specialized skills, or a breadth of skills, through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience
Often inputs to development of new procedures / standards subject to approval from manager
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience to respond to non-routine situations, with consideration of short term consequences
Requires formal qualification / vocational training
Completes work with a limited degree of supervision or works autonomously
Has developed breadth and / or depth of skills in a range of processes procedures and systems, or acts as the technical expert in an area
Skills are typically developed through a combination of vocational training and considerable on the job training or a college / university degree with limited work experience
May propose and / or contribute towards improvements to processes (with validation of supervisor / manager)
Typically coordinates and supervises the daily activities of a small support, production or operations team of non-professionals (at lower Work levels), may allocate work, sets priorities to ensure task completion, coordinates work activities with other supervisors;
provides subject matter guidance to other team members.
Typically does not spend more than 20% of time performing supervision.
May be responsible for performance evaluation and pay review.
Spends a majority of working time performing the same work processes and activities as employees on team
Mainly uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyses information and standard practices to make judgments with consideration of consequences
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience :
PhD or Master 2 in science or engineering
Recognized qualification in statistics / data analysis
R software knowledge
Knowledge in agronomy
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities
JMP®, Rshiny® and QlikView® software and excel macro knowledge will be considered as a plus
Sound analytical and problem solving
Experience of data driven problem solving and graphical analysis.
Industry experience in using multi variate analysis, data modelling and experimental design
Experience and understanding of seeds multiplication and processing activities.
Ability to motivate and share knowledge and expertise with others.
Ability to analyze complex and diverse problem situations creatively leading to the generation and implementation of effective solutions
Ability to convey the right level of detail to the right audience verbally, in writing, or by presentations and ability to judge when and who to communicate key information.
Communication and influencing skills
French and English required
Syngenta is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.