Cargill Quality Superintendent in Nebraska City, Nebraska

Quality Superintendent

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

The purpose of this role is to design, implement and improve the quality management system of the facility. This position will lead the facility quality team as they develop, implement, review and maintain the quality programs of the facility. This position will also insure that product specifications and labels are accurate and current. Additionally, this position will act as the primary contact for customer inquiries, complaints and specifications review.

Principal Accountabilities

30% Lead Facility Quality Team in development of QAQCP, quality prerequisite programs and behavior based programs. Work closely with other production facilities to insure consistency across the enterprise.

25% Ensure that the Helix program is functioning and being utilized properly. Act as the Helix “Super User” and assure that worksheets used and data captured support the plant QMS.

25% Responsible for initiating and tracking plant Continuous Improvement projects. Utilize data from QMS captured by Helix.

10% Ensure that products are produced to specifications. Manage MOC process, specification and product quality reviews. Work with Corporate labeling team to ensure label accuracy.

10% Conduct MOS training and Sustainability audits by department.

Essential Functions/Requirements

  • Requires occasional travel.


Education, Experience, Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science related field preferred, technical backgroundor equivalent years of experience in food manufacturing and managing people.

  • Technical knowledge in in the areas of quality assurance, food safety, meat and poultry science.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in food manufacturing or relevant experience (including internships)

  • Understanding of HACCP

  • Knowledge of specifications.

  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams

  • Advanced degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Biological Sciences or related field preferred.

  • Certification or training in Six Sigma or lean manufacturing

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Quality, Food Safety, Auditing, etc

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

  • 2-5 years’ experience in food manufacturing preferably RTE products

  • Deep product knowledge expertise.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location US-NE-Nebraska City

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: NEB02580