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Area Superintendent

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Job ID 98521 Date posted 05/14/2021 Location : Sas van Gent, Netherlands

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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Area Superintendent will execute production for a major operational area. We seek a professional to coordinate production for multiple departments/processes and shifts. In this role, you will ensure areas of responsibilities meet standards for safety, quality, efficiency and financial performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop operational plans and monitor day-to-day operations for production for multiple departments, processes and shifts.
  • Implement non-base capital investments for a major area.
  • Oversee production outcomes, quantity and quality to ensure customer and food safety meet requirements.
  • Oversee operations for multiple departments, processes and shifts, ensuring direct reports follow policies and procedures related to employee safety and food/feed safety.
  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years supervisory experience in a highly automated plant operation.
  • Proven record of leading a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • General knowledge in food production & HACCP
  • Communication/presentation skills
  • Managerial skills
  • Proven track record in continuous improvement (kaizen, lean, six sigma)
  • Broad orientation/knowledge on technical issues
  • Dutch and English language
  • Knowledge of products and production processes of the specific plant area (wheat).

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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