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Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

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Cargill operates some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world. We depend on creative, responsible and hardworking individuals like you to keep them running smoothly. We’re looking for trustworthy, safety-minded leaders who are seeking a fulfilling career. As a Production Supervisor, you’ll implement and execute all production processes at the plant for operations, safety, people and the business. Your responsibilities will include following safety principles, executing scheduled customer orders, maintaining tool accountability and sanitation and performing HR duties. Successful Production Supervisors will demonstrate ownership and problem-solving skills while also creating an including and engaging environment at their plant. Discover how your work can nourish the world and help you thrive.

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  • Goal-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Efficient
  • Results-driven
  • Leadership
  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Problem-solver
  • Quick-thinking
  • Productive

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Compensation & Pay Equity

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I have been given the opportunity to voice my thoughts and ideas in efforts to make our process safer and more efficient.”

Bianca C., Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

Cargill has empowered me by giving me an opportunity to succeed, and they continue to give me a lot of responsibility. I lead the type of team I would like to work on - what is more empowering than that?”

Kimberly H., Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

This job is focused on innovation and is full of challenges. You will feel enriched and feel proud of your achievements.”

Sandy Zhao, APAC, Refinery Production Supervisor

Working in operations is always a challenge! In addition to the volume and efficiency goals to be controlled and beat daily, we have an environment where priorities change with good speed. It is also a medium where there are a large number of people - human interaction is intense. If you like an environment full of changes, with a lot of technology, challenges, and human relationships, this is the place; this is where everything happens.”

Jakeline Parreira, LATAM, Production Manager – CSST ST.

Cargill grows an inclusive & entrepreneurial spirit. Dare to be you and make it happen in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.”

Cyrille Dreux, EMEA, Deputy Plant Manager

Cargill gives me all the opportunities to grow and trusts me to do what is best for us all.”

Thom Van Gerwe, EMEA, Junior Production Supervisor

Cargill provides an environment in operations where you are empowered to deliver great performance, for your team and yourself. Cargill also gets you the autonomy to drive results in safety, food safety and environment which contribute to develop your team and owns skills.”

David Lachevre, EMEA, Responsible Production

Freedom to take initiative, responsibility early in your career and support where needed: the recipe to create your own future”

Martin Blommestijn, EMEA, Plant Superintendent, Multiseed Plant

What differentiates us at Cargill is the respect and teamwork that we have within the company. It’s full of support and mentorship which provides great opportunity for professional learning and development. ”

Sabine Wilhelm, EMEA, Site Manager

Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

Job ID 155863 Date posted 10/25/2021

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Production Supervisor will provide strategic operational oversight for all production operating facilities with moderate presence in multiple regions or moderate degree of complexity. In this role, you will oversee and hold operating facilities accountable to organizational objectives, standards for safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute routine operations of assigned area, ensuring direct reports are following policies and procedures related to employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.
  • Monitor production outcomes, quantity, and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications and best practices.
  • Partner with production supervisors to meet customer specifications and timeline, prioritize work orders, scheduling overall repair and maintenance to minimize production downtime and disruptions.
  • Administer production budget for a department, process, or shift and executes purchase orders and ensures timely payment of invoices
  • Develop operational plans and monitors routine operations for all production processes for multiple departments, processes and shifts.
  • Train and motivate employees to drive maximum efficiency, productivity, food safety and quality, and engagement.
  • Develop, supervise and provide coaching to direct reports including coaching company core values and guiding principles for assigned facilities or region.
  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Information

  • This position is posted internally as well as externally.
  • The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience.
  • Experience coaching, leading and building a high performing team.
  • Ability to work overtime, holidays and weekends if needed by the business.
  • Able and willing to wear personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, ear protection, boots, and gloves.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five year of supervisory experience.
  • Manufacturing experience.
  • Experience with an enterprise resource planning platform, such as SAP.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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