DuPont Pioneer is seeking a process improvement influencer to fill our Productivity Improvement Supervisor role at Le Roy, Illinois. In this role, you will assist the management team and help guide the work teams with execution of business plans and goals using established business improvement methods. You will lead, coach, coordinate and supervise activities of the business improvement culture of the site. In this role, you will make meaningful change and have the opportunity to influence the strategy and activity of the location.
This position is located in LeRoy, Illinois, 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. Centrally located between Champaign and Bloomington, 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:
Facilitate Mid-size - large business improvement projects
Lead teams in daily, weekly and monthly problem solving activities
Mentor/coach/develop others to lead small – Mid-size business improvement projects
Utilize data analysis to identify and develop business improvement projects to drive production and overall equipment efficiency
Coordinates project improvement activities
Leads and facilitates training sessions, conducts training and business assessments, and provides coaching to location management team and employees
Network with other Productivity Improvement Resources within the network
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, the following is required:
Bachelor’s degree (equivalent years of experience will be considered)
3 years of experience using business improvement tools such as LEAN and OEE data analysis
1-3 years of production operations experience
Strong communication skills (written, interpersonal, verbal – including presentation skills)
Computer skills (efficient in Microsoft Office)
The following skill sets are preferred by the site:
DuPont Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics to farmers worldwide. We seek to increase customer productivity, profitability and develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Innovative and customer-focused, Pioneer is a leader in the agriculture industry and upholds the highest standards.