Cargill Production Supervisor I in Akron, Ohio

Production Supervisor I

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose:

This position within the Salt BU supervises and develops direct reports, leads safety and process efficiency initiatives, training and site capital and expense projects. The position is responsible for the general operational responsibilities within the packaging area of plant operations.

This position is accountable for leading a team of approximately 4-16 employees across all shifts. This position requires collaboration with the other department supervisors, maintenance, quality, supply chain, office personnel, and production team members to achieve goals.

Principal Accountabilities:

40% - Coach, train and provide management support to employees to achieve their individual, department and location's goals.

20% - Develop and implement capital and expense projects that support location goals, and process optimization; manage department budget, projects, and maintenance

20% - Manage and promote safety, food safety, quality processes and housekeeping

20% - Ensure compliance with all Cargill, local, state, federal, and environmental guidelines and regulations including health & safety, air emissions, storm water management, security, housekeeping, food safety, etc.


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or 5 years of Production or Manufactoring - Supervisory experience.

  • Leads by holding self and others accountable; delivers on commitments.

  • Ability to create an environment conducive to teamwork; strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong listening skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows, SAP, and capacity to learn new computer systems

  • Ability to work overtime, weekends or Holidays if needed by the business

  • Ability to work on a hot/cold environment

  • Ability to climb stairs

  • Ability to lift between 10-15 pounds

Prefer Qualifications:

  • NSF Certification

  • Previous experience with packaging equipment (1 years)

  • Previous experience in a supervisory role, directly supervising and developing others (1 years)

  • Mechanical aptitude demonstrated in previous roles

  • Project management experience (1 years)

  • Previous experience with food or feed safety (1 years)

  • Proven success in EHS (Environment, Health & Safety)

  • Strong problem solving and decision making

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-OH-Akron

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: AKR00191