Seed Operations Manager (M/F)

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General information


An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide. HM. CLAUSE is a company committed to diversity and inclusion.   





Local contract

Local contract only

Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

He/she covers the functions of Seed Operations & drives Operations performance and development in Vietnam to support the business current needs and future growth

Job description

  • Lead and supervise seed processing operations such as seed selection, seed treatment, packaging and labelling, and inventory management in alignment with company's process and standards
  • Lead the conversation with other functions to ensure/enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of supply chain planning activities, via monthly S&OP meetings for example.
  • Manage effective stock levels
  • Ensure seed deliveries OTIF
  • Enhance safety and productivity in daily operations
  • Identify potential risks and address them in a proactive manner

    - People and organization development:
    +  Through seniority and expertise, support the development of the teams (coaching, one to ones, trainings etc…) with the support of HR
    + Support implementation of organizational changes
    + Lead by example in deploying all programmes. Drive the TACT principles of the company & develop a cohesive & efficient team.

    - Tools and methods, included Operational Excellence:
    + Deploy (create) regional and global programs
    + Deploy Operational Excellence program and Safety in Operations program
    + Bring and deploy expertise and methods to the team (project management, business case approach…)
    + To create continuous improvement with adjacent functions, together with his Supply Chain peers, ensures that a performance system is in place around plant stakeholders (in line with HMC Operations perf system), while the operational part is done by plant team.
    + Propose and help prioritizing key improvement projects

    - Mid to long term goals and KPIs:
    + Define Vietnam manufacturing goals and help reaching those goals
    + Develop action plans that result in significant improvement in efficiency, cost savings & productivity

    - Transversal:
    + Drive or support large change projects
    + Run overall capacity analysis and capacity planning in Vietnam, contribute to the S&OP process
    + Manage the OPEX & CAPEX. Analyse the data & bring in improvements in efficiency & cost savings.
    + Identify and support key technical projects
    + Diagnose and build technical MTP, in line with business needs and global manufacturing strategy.
    + Develop relevant synergies between plants and teams
    + Foster synergies and manufacturing benchmark align standards


  • Bachelor's degree in industrial management or agronomics
  • Plant operations / Agribusiness Management experience, esp. in seed industry would be added advantage
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Project management skills is preferred

Position localization

Job location

Asia, Vietnam


Ho Chi Minh City

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Specific expertise

  • Agriculture/Agronomy
  • Supply chain

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more


  • Vietnamien (4 - Fluent)
  • English (4 - Fluent)