Maintenance Coordinator - #9820625

Syngenta Group

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Nampa, ID
Contract type: Full time

Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

This role will be responsible for the coordination of services for all site equipment to ensure it stays in an operational status to reduce and eliminate unplanned downtime. This person will be accountable for maintaining the CMMS system and working with the Maintain team to plan and execute a preventative maintenance program and overall site appearance. Support QC team with procurement activities, invoice management and critical administrative responsibilities. They will also be a key stakeholder in the site’s “Goal Zero” safety initiative and provide support to the site security programs.


  • Support all HSE initiatives and compliance for QC lab and maintenance activities and site security initiatives and requirements.
  • Coordinate preventative maintenance schedule of company equipment including electrical, mechanical, control devices, instrumentation for assigned site
  • Support the procurement of lab consumables and invoice management for vendors and suppliers.
  • Create and manage PO’s for QC Capital Projects and consumable purchases with vendors and suppliers.
  • Assist with coordinating equipment downtime to perform necessary repairs and maintenance in conjunction with site leadership team
  • Ensure equipment inspections are being documented and completed as required during on/off peak seasons
  • Work cohesively with maintenance team, site leadership team, electrician and third-party personnel
  • Responsible of scheduling jobs/work to ensure prioritization and work completion 
  • Escalate equipment issues in a timely manner and inform operations as required
  • Establish and maintain relations with preferred vendors and contractors, such as HVAC, electrical, and plumbing contractors  
  • Coordinate site grounds program (snow removal, lawn care, irrigation) in conjunction with site leadership team
  • Effectively communicate planned and unplanned downtime of the site equipment, providing updates as needed to staff and contractors
  • Keep accurate records of work performed using maintenance work order software
  • Help develop a standardized approach for adjustments and calibration of equipment and machinery to optimal specifications and operation.
  • Develop a comprehensive reporting system to ensure PM data is collected and utilized to drive understanding of useful life of equipment

  • Excellent leadership and project management skills
  • Ability to maintain calibration records on key equipment (i.e. multi-gas meters)
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP for invoice management
  • Familiarity with CMMS programs

Critical experience

  • Execution of preventative maintenance and management of work orders
  • Experience with maintenance work order software (CMMS)
  • Experience with SAP

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities

  • Creative business mind with structured thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Passion for business process improvement.
  • Excellent creative problem-solving, analytical and quantitative skills
  • Able to grasp and communicate complex ideas.
  • Clearly Decisive: Ability to make timely and well thought out recommendations that are supported by data and analysis.
  • Trusted: Meets all work commitments and follows through in a responsible and reliable manner; professionally and confidentially handles sensitive information.
  • Customer-Focused: Responsive to the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Results-Oriented: Establishes measurable goals for the department to provide continual improvement in the areas of employee safety and product quality, quantity and cost.
  • Communicative: Ability to create effective and efficient communication tools for all audiences; establishes clear objectives and timelines for work; good listener
  • Team-Oriented: Works well across all Business Units and functions; values input from others
  • Innovative: Continually seeks new and unique opportunities to improve product quality, cost and employee satisfaction.
  • Ability to network with industry colleagues to monitor competitiveness and share best practices where appropriate.
  • Ability to work with wide range of disciplines, including Quality, Seed Production, Seed Production Research, Product Development, and Sales & Marketing.
  • Willingness to partner with industry suppliers to optimize use of capital assets while maintaining product quality and cost.

Critical success factors & key challenges

  • Maintain Safe Work Behaviors and Environment
  • Ability to build networks with suppliers, internal site staff and stakeholders; reputation for consistent customer focus
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently dependent on job assignment
  • Foster a culture of inclusion to create a positive work environment  
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and as a team player
  • Create a “safety first” working environment to safeguard employees, Syngenta assets and the environment.
  • Identify areas for strategic improvement within assigned role scope

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do 
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution 
  • Open Vacation Policy with 15 days vacation, 5 Floating Holidays, 9 Paid Holidays 
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others 
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year 

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) 
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) 

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