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Operations Superintendent

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Job ID 224923 Date posted 08/05/2022 Location : North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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 Operations Superintendent will provide strategic operational oversight for all production and operations of a dynamic protein processing facility. In this role, you will oversee and hold the facility accountable to standards for safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee all operations from multiple departments, processes or shifts to ensure teams are following policies and procedures related to employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.
  • Partners with environment, health and safety and food safety, quality and regulatory experts to identify the most effective approach for implementing and monitoring corporate safety policies and procedures.
  • Oversee production outcomes, quantity and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications.
  • Partner collaboratively with appropriate centers of excellence to provide input into the development of plant capital investment strategies.
  • Ensure ongoing review of key performance indicators with focus on continuous improvements in site operational targets.
  • Develops and oversees operational plans and monitors routine operations for all production processes for multiple departments, processes and shifts.
  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Experience with operation and resource planning
  • Ability to work in a temperature-controlled environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Supervisory or managerial experience
  • Exposure to a lean six sigma environment
  • Experience in a fast-paced production environment

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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