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Cargill (1st and 2nd Shift) Production/Process Improvement Supervisor in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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/Process Improvement Supervisor is responsible for leading production within their department as well as hourly team members to attain production and quality goals while ensuring the safest working environment possible. The person in this position is responsible for managing and owning various functions of the business and creating an engaged and team-oriented workforce in order to improve business results. A high performer in this position will identify problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolve issues; ensure production resources (including materials, equipment, and human resources) are available as needed to maintain product schedules, support continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost, and customer service.

Key Accountabilities

  • Understanding the daily production demands and ensure that production needs are met.

  • Maintain established crew levels through recruitment scheduling and assignment of hourly stakeholders.

  • Promote a culture of people safety and food safety by championing best practices in these areas and ensuring accountability and adherence to company programs.

  • Train and motivate employees to drive maximum efficiency, productivity, food safety and quality, and engagement.

  • Be the resource for employees, through coaching, investigating, and following up on employee issues.

  • 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.

  • Identify and drive the Continuous Improvement opportunities with the ability to lead Continuous Improvement teams independently.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or minimum of one year of related work experience in lieu of the degree

  • Experience coaching, leading, and building a high performing team

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience

  • Able to lift 20 lbs.

  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime

  • Able to work in a cold or hot temperature regulated environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of supervisory experience

  • Food processing or manufacturing experience

  • Continuous Improvement experience

  • Experience using Kronos

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.