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Production Supervisor (1st Shift)

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Overview

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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Key Traits

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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 115233 Date posted 07/20/2021

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 lead all production and operating processes by being responsible for the operations agenda and leading an engaged team that will execute business deliverables. In this role, you will ensure safety, quality, cost, delivery and morale objectives are met.

Key Accountabilities

  • Directly operate or supervise the operation of the whole production line, lead all staff in the shift, including contract workers
  • Monitor and maintain proper safety requirements in the shift to ensure the safety of the staff.
  • Monitor and maintain the quality to ensure the products meet the required standards.
  • Provide training to the staff on relevant environmental health and safety requirements to ensure that all staff are trained in accordance with regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience
  • Minimum two years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing/production environment
  • Food safety experience
  • Experience with email, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some weekend work as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Business or related field
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Previous experience with computerized timekeeping system (such as Kronos)
  • Ability to relocate within the company

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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