DuPont Productivity Improvement Supervisor in Cherokee, Iowa

Productivity Improvement Supervisor (Job Number: 018219W-01)


Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ is seeking a people oriented candidate to fill our Productivity Improvement Supervisor role at Cherokee, IA. In this role, you will assist the management team as it executes its business plans and goals through the use of established business improvement methods. You will lead, 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 Cherokee, IA, 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. With a little over an hour’s drive to Sioux City, you can enjoy the character of small town living with quick access to the cities’ amenities. Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ 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 us!

This position will beresponsible for, but not limited to:

  • Facilitate largebusiness improvement projects

  • Mentor/coach/developothers to lead less complicated business improvement projects

  • Analyze data whilesupporting the location and achieving efficiency metrics

  • Coordinates projectimprovement activities

  • Leads and facilitatestraining sessions, conducts training and business assessments, and providescoaching to location management team and employees


In order to bequalified for this role, the following is required:

  • Associate’s Degree (equivalent experience willbe considered)

  • 3 years of experience inimplementation of continuous improvement methodologies in a productionenvironment

  • Strong communication skills(written, interpersonal, verbal – including presentation skills)

  • Analytical skills

  • Influencing skills

  • Computer skills (efficientin Microsoft Office)

The following skillsets are preferred by the site:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Project Management/Project Leadership skills

  • Six Sigma Certification

  • Lean Practitioner

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.


Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Cherokee

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Associate's Degree/College Diploma (±13 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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