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Cargill Maintenance Superintendent in Hersey, Michigan

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.


The Maintenance Superintendent directs and coordinates the activities of a team engaged in repair, maintenance and installation of machines tools and equipment, maintenance of buildings and grounds and utility systems. We seek a seasoned professional with the interpersonal skills to foster a culture of providing safe, quality, and cost-effective maintenance programs. In this role you will lead our team of highly technical individuals to troubleshoot and handle problems.


  • Develop preventive maintenance programs.

  • Coordinate and integrates with other plant functions to ensure support.

  • Ensure work is performed following safety guidelines to ensure health and wellbeing of employees.

  • Resolve maintenance priorities based on established plans and assigns tasks.

  • Oversee maintenance activities to ensure that disruption to production is minimized.

  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience

  • Experience managing tasks across multiple crafts (electrical, plumbing, carpentry)

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Basic Computer Knowledge including Microsoft Office/Outlook


  • Two years of supervisory experience

  • Experience with prevent and predict Maintenance Technology

  • Food Processing Experience

  • Knowledge of SAP and Kronos

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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