DuPont Production Shift Supervisor in Renwick, Iowa

Production Shift Supervisor (Job Number: PRO00008111)


Seeking some variety in your work? DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for a Production Shift Supervisor to join our team in Renwick, IA. As the Production Shift Supervisor, you will supervise, lead and coordinate the activities of a team of Production Technicians on a given shift. You will monitor daily plant activities and ensure time and quality commitments are met. Utilize your organization skills by managing work processes and balancing workloads. Supporting a team of technicians, you will capitalize on your leadership skills by training and motivating employees. This position works across the location, however, you will focus on several specific areas (conditioning, warehousing, packaging, etc.) as a process expert. The duties of your role will vary throughout the year due to the seasonal demands of our business. Get a jump start on your career through this opportunity to gain valuable experience and knowledge.

This position is located in Renwick, IA, which is a clean, family friendly and safe community as is reflected in our production plant where you will join a close team of professionals that will welcome you like family. Just 45 minutes north of Fort Dodge, you can enjoy the character of small town living with quick access to the cities’ amenities. DuPont Pioneer offers excellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, health insurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program and many more benefits for you and your family! Come grow your career with DuPont Pioneer!

This position will be responsible for,but not limited to:

  • Review production schedules and allocate team members to completeschedules and ensure production expectations are met.

  • Ensure employees are properly trained. Analyze and resolveproblems or assist workers in resolving problems. Provide coaching and feedbackto workers.

  • May coordinate seed field management activities such as planting,scouting, roguing, inspecting and other associated tasks as needed. Help tocoordinate harvest activities such as preparation, weighing, sampling and unloadingof trucks, etc.Accountable with conditioning, bagging, and warehousing operations on assignedshift. Monitor product quality and ensure activities meet the needs of theQuality Plan.

  • Develop and maintain good communication and rapport with plantpersonnel, employees from other Pioneer plants or departments, growers,vendors, etc. Work with other leaders to coordinate workflow and resourcesbetween departments.

  • Provide input for workforce planning and development, scheduling,and development of annual business plan. Complete and maintain appropriate records,documents, or reports.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer

DuPont is an E-Verify employer

Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


In order to be qualified for this role,you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree(equivalent years of experience will be considered)

  • 3-5 years of leadership orsupervisory experience

  • Able to develop, coach, train andcounsel others.

  • Able to interact effectively at alllevels of the organization. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonalcommunication skills.

  • Excellent at problem solving andanalysis skills.

  • Able to adjust to changing conditions,prioritize and manage work processes and workforce flexibility

  • Basic PC skills

  • Willing and able to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant,warehouse – hot, cold, dust, etc.).

  • Willing and able to lift up to 60lbs with or without reasonableaccommodations

  • Willing and able to work rotating shift schedule and overtimehours during seasonal peaks (including weekends, nights, and holidays).

The following are preferred:

  • Operations experience

  • Six Sigma or LeanManufacturing Methodology

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Renwick

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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