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Manufacturing Front Line Supervisor

Apply Later Req ID 01SF0 Date posted 11/16/2018

Manufacturing Front Line Supervisor

Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. Our Soda Springs, Idaho plant, a leading producer of elemental phosphorus, is seeking a highly-motivated individual for a Front Line Supervisor in the manufacturing department.  The front line supervisor position is responsible for leading a team of technicians in daily operations within their manufacturing area to drive results in safety, product quality,  and optimization and is expected to get results through development of their team, influencing and personal proficiency.

Monsanto also provides employees with competitive wages and a complete package of benefits including: a 401(k) plan, medical and life insurance, dental and vision insurance, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, adoption assistance, parental leave and other work/life resources.


  • Lead crew in the implementation of and compliance with environmental, safety, and health requirements.
  • Development of people and team by coaching, teaching, creation of development plans and opportunities, reviews, discipline, and documentation of employee performance.
  • Enhance communications within the crew and throughout the manufacturing area as to promote idea generation and motivation.
  • Accountable for maintaining high standards of operational excellence within crew responsibilities.
  • Achieve business targets and improvements in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency, and costs.
  • Provide coordination of operations and maintenance activities to ensure optimal unit operations.
  • Promote and lead implementation of management, organization, and technical changes in the manufacturing area.
  • Act as a troubleshooting resource.
Required Skills/Experience
  • High School Diploma/GED 
  • Minimum of 3 years previous experience working in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach people and teams
  • Results oriented leadership approach
  • Capability to clearly present information and influence others through oral or written communications
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Prior leadership in a heavy industrial manufacturing plant
  • Computer proficiency
  • Knowledge of process improvement principles such as Lean, Six Sigma
Monsanto is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
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