Monsanto Production Associate in STONINGTON, Illinois


The US Row Crops Organization is seeking a highly motivated Production Associate. This position will be located in Stonington, IL, and will report to the site’s Production Lead.

The Production Associate is a leadership development position that focuses on safety, product quality, and process optimization. The role provides opportunities to gain exposure to and have front line responsibility for all aspects of crop production from planting through harvest.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the execution of ESH, Quality Management System (QMS), and Monsanto Production System (MPS) programs and elements; participates in associated networks

  • May contribute in plant operations such as conditioning, packaging, lab operations, warehouse / inventory management / distribution, carryover, etc. as assigned by the site leadership team.

  • Participates in field operations such as planting, detasseling, field inspections and mapping, harvest, etc.

  • Supports compliance with Global Stewardship and Corporate Quality Management procedures and policies in addition to Crop Level and site specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Develops influencing skills through motivation, recognition, leadership, and development

  • Helps identify and implement operational improvements, metrics tracking and best practices and participates in related networks for cross sharing


Required Skills/Experiences:

  • Minimum of a BS in Agronomy, Agribusiness, Crop Soil Science, Ag Business, Technology, Engineering or related field of study

  • Capability to clearly present information and influence or persuade others through oral or written communications

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while developing situational judgment

  • Results orientation with the ability to work with people individually or in a team to gain commitment to achieve those results

Desired Skills/Experiences:

  • Use of a company pooled car may be preferred during the workday – if available at your work site. In order to be eligible to drive a company car, your driving record must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers – MVR will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening.

  • Prior Seed Production or agricultural experience

Organization: CO North America Monsanto51124890_

Title: Production Associate

Location: North America-USA-Illinois-Stonington

Requisition ID: 01U2Q

Job: Seed Production

Schedule: Full-time

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