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26 Mar 2020

West Coast Production Analyst – California

Posted by Tara Schwartz, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #36321

We are seeking an energetic, passionate and experienced analyst/manufacturing individual who can join our Production and Production Planning teams and contribute to our growing business while building their career.  The production analyst is the primary conduit of information between the field production team and the production planning team.  Role requires an understanding of crop growing cycles and how they relate to delivery of product for commercial sales and pipeline advancement.  The ability to initiate and coordinate production contracts based upon demand analysis from planning and then the capability to receive grower data, understand it relevance and monitor performance of these contracts across global production locations.  Data will be received in various formats and will be integrated into the company ERP system.

Primary Duties:

  • Assist with the creation and execution of production contracts
  • Responsible for continuously tracking and evaluating contracted seed production Maintain and update production information in database and audit reports for mistakes Reconciliation and payment of production accounts
  • Review the production plan and execution of production responsibility Cross functional team management involving the Production Planner, Production and Stock Seed Managers, QA, Inventory Control, and Sales.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining reports for production and stock seed depts.
  • Work on special projects as required by the Production Manager and/or Planning Manager
  • Travel independently as required to meet the needs of the business both domestic and International
  • Ability to manage leadership direction from multiple managers and integrate into multiple teams
  • Self-confidence to provide insightful input into meetings and 1:1 discussions
  • Timeliness and accuracy of delivered work to support a constantly evolving business
  • Quality of archiving documents and knowledge of the database
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with shareholders, customers and other internal and external relations on an international level
  • Management reports – defined and delivered
  • Confidentiality and professionalism
  • Good working knowledge of the company and structure
  • Understanding of Company Compliance Programs Safety, Quality and Service Conscious minded
  • Build the positive organization image

Qualifications & Experience:

  •  The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated and a confident leader.
  • A successful candidate must be able to work and deliver under tight deadlines both independently and as part of team.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a related role, agricultural industry preferred
  • Highly organized with strong focus/attention to details.
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Sound administrative and record keeping skills
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • Works well in an office while being exceptional at integrating with a cross functional team via email/phone etc.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and database management

Skills and Personal Traits:

 Strong team player, self-starter, positive attitude with high integrity

  • Hands on and fully understands the details of all warehouse processes
  • Strong Training and follow-ups to ensure compliance
  • Proactive and works with a sense of urgency
  • Highly analytical and has strong mechanical/engineering skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) for effective vendor & internal staff communication
  • Attention to detail, drives tasks to closure efficiently with error-free end results.


  • 4-year degree, preferably in Agriculture or Business

Please contact Tara Schwartz,

Job Categories: Operations, Production, Processing. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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