Monsanto Treat & Packaging Manager in ENKHUIZEN, Netherlands

Treat & Packaging Manager Job Description

Position Description: Treat & Pack Manager Enkhuizen

Location: Enkhuizen

Department: Supply Chain | Operations Enkhuizen | Treat & Packaging Department

Position to which this role reports:


Operations Manager


EMEA Vegetables Plant Operations Lead


Monsanto is seeking a motivated Treat & Packaging Manager. You will be responsible for the Treat and Packaging departments and activities in Enkhuizen.

Job Summary:

The Treat & Packaging manager leads the Treat department and the Packaging department and has on each department a supervisor reporting to him/her and overall >10 employees in his/her organization.

The mission is to secure and optimize the department activities and responsibilities within the operations in relation to safety, timeliness, reliability, people development, processes execution and quality.

You will be working closely with the Operations Manager regarding the coordination and implementation of investments, Optimization, ESH and overall operations activities. You will be constantly looking at improving the processes, people performance and growth, reducing lead times and costs, while delivering quality seeds on time and matching the market specifications. This role is connected to other operational departments in Enkhuizen and Bergschenhoek and all internal and external key process stakeholders, to ensure supply is timely processed Treated and Packed.

Responsibilities include : Personnel administration, Budget control and supervision of all department related activities to make sure that the seeds are ready to be supplied on time and with the right quality (treatments) and quantities (packaging) to our customers.

Responsibilities per department


Act as a role model and arrange and promotes safety in the departments. Ensure that documentation for safety activities and accident/incidents reporting is adhered to in accordance with company policy. Conduct periodic safety inspections and safety meetings with the department. Promote a “zero accident tolerance” standard of safety.


Prepare recommendations and assist in decisions on hiring, wages, training, transfer, promotion and termination of employ in Enkhuizen. Assist and coordinate the development of training programs.


Assist in preparing independent recommendations and requests for major capital expenditures. Strive to reduce costs in conjunction with Company supply reliability, quality, and speed-to-market objectives. Work with other departments to insure excellence in plant maintenance and housekeeping.


Work closely with Quality Assurance in decisions on quality matters. Promote highest possible quality products at Enkhuizen Plant Operations. Assists in executing and securing our quality systems


Assist in directing operations and the department to insure an adequate supply of good quality seed and packed product. Direct and coordinate the smooth flow of product to the department. Ensures proper people and machine scheduling for both departments in line with lead-time and capacity requests


Secure our freedom to operate and ensure the full compliance of the department activities in line with Business conduct rules and other certifications. Manage good relationship with both internal as external partners and contacts.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Ag Business, Industry, Business, or similar area.

  • Experience in Vegetable business and/or Supply Chain is a plus

  • Minimum 3-5 years spent in a supply organization with operational responsibilities and/or in a vegetable seed business

  • Must be able to speak, read, and write fluently in Dutch and English

Special skills:

  • The Treat & Packaging Manager is clear in setting expectations, fast learner, capable of adjusting his/her personal pace to the team, adaptive to variety of business strategies

  • Champion in operations activities, change agent to ensure operations environment and business flow are adjusted to changes in the organization and customer focused

  • Capable to transform business and implement and think about both short term and long term changes and investments in relation to the practical execution

  • Functional and technical proficiency in the departments, teams, results and process oriented

  • Communication skills including the capability to clearly present information, influence and/or persuade others through oral or written communications

  • Capability to act in solving problems and making decisions to help the business (departments) move forward

  • Capability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to meet business goals and objectives

  • Strong people skill in relation to the development of people and teams

  • Dealing with difficult situations, ambiguity, operating in a challenging environment with the fast pace change

Organization: EA VEG Supply Chain51070407_

Title: Treat & Packaging Manager

Location: Europe Middle-East-Netherlands-Enkhuizen-Enkhuizen

Requisition ID: 01OVD

Job: Supply Chain/Logistics

Schedule: Full-time

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