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Corteva Agriscience Production Shift Supervisor in Dysart, Iowa


Local Community & The Role:

We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture - solving the world's food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first. Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisor position based in Dysart, IA at our seed production facility. In this hands-on role, you will oversee shift operations to ensure safety, quality, delivery, productivity, cost and morale targets are achieved. We seek a creative thinker who enjoys coaching, developing, and supporting employees. Located in Dysart, IA, our clean and safe facility, hosts a close team of diverse professionals that will welcome you like family. Since we value bringing the outside in as well as fostering inclusion and diversity, we strongly encourage innovative leaders from all industry backgrounds who have stable work history and are eager to join our cause to #GrowWhatMatters, seed and feed the growing world to apply!

This role will be on-site at our Corteva location.

Responsibilities - What You Will Do:

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

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

  • Ensure employees are properly trained.

  • Analyze and resolve problems or assist employees in resolving problems.

  • Provide coaching and feedback to employees.

  • Coordinate harvest activities such as preparation, receiving, drying, etc.

  • Be accountable for safety, quality, delivery, productivity, cost and morale for conditioning, treating, packaging, and warehousing operations on assigned shift.

  • Develop and maintain good communication and rapport with plant personnel, employees from other Corteva plants or departments, growers, vendors, etc.

  • Work with other leaders to coordinate workflow and resources between departments.

  • Provide input for workforce planning and development, scheduling, and development of annual business plan.

  • Complete and maintain appropriate records, documents, or reports.


Requirements - Who You Are:

What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • You are an operations leader who leads by example to motivate and inspire your team!

  • You do an excellent job of building rapport and trust with your direct reports and colleagues!

  • You have 3-5 years of leadership or supervisory experience in operations, warehousing, production, manufacturing, or related field.

  • You have 3-5 years of coaching and feedback experience (including training and counseling others).

  • You are able to interact effectively at all levels of the organization with your excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • When you see a problem, you view it as an opportunity to find and implement a solution!

  • You are a flexible leader and are able to adjust to changing conditions, prioritize and manage work processes and your workforce.

  • Charting data in Excel for analysis? No problem! You have strong computer skills that allow you to analyze and interpret data with a variety of tools.

  • You like getting out of your office and into the areas - Chilly warehouse? Dusty field tours? No problem! You love to get out there and be in the heart of operations with your team!

  • You always are willing to help out…Passing by a team member struggling to lift something? Safety is your top priority and you are willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations to help your colleague!

  • You understand that the company's viability and performance is directly tied to your job security, so you are willing and able to work shift work and overtime including nights and weekends to meet business needs during peak season.

Preferences - It Would Be Great If You Have:

  • Agriculture knowledge/background.

  • Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing Methodology experience

  • Bachelor's degree


Let's peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.

  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.

  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment.

  • And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.Start by applying to this opportunity today!


Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:

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