Cargill FIBI Leadership Excellence&Accelerated Development Program in Pinghu, China

FIBI Leadership Excellence&Accelerated Development Program

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 & Summary:

Accelerate your career and thrive!

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with food. We combine our experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally.

This Position is responsible for managing the production,including, but not limited to: EHS ,cost, quality, production, capital management ,CI and employee growth & development. He / She works flexible working hour policy and co-ordinates with is the days production supervisor/engineers for team. He/She coordinates with the various department to ensure smooth coordination.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. 50% What is the FIBI LEAD Program about?

① We aim to develop top diverse talent towards future roles as Supply Chain and Operations Leaders at Cargill. The program offers a broad range of assignments and/or experiences across Supply Chain, Operations and Project Management domain.

② During a 24-month Accelerated Development Program you will learn on the job from top global experts in our Food Ingredients and Bio-Industrial Enterprise, be part of structured learning (digital and instructor led) to acquire business acumen & leadership skills and contribute to innovation projects to advance Cargill’s strategic capabilities.

③ You will have the opportunity to define the next steps of your career by engaging in one-to-one mentoring with our leaders. We will accelerate your learning journey and prepare you to join the Cargill global talent pool for a Supply Chain and Operations Leadership career path.

④ At Cargill you will grow your career in a values-based organization where you; Reach Higher, Do the Right Thing and Put People First. These values set the foundation of our Leadership Behaviors that, in turn, drive high performance across our businesses and enable our growth.

⑤ The LEAD Program is set to strengthen your own leadership capabilities and create a learning environment where you will ‘bring the outside in’ including assess complex issues from multiple angles; execute exceptional results by seeking out the diverse perspectives and talents of others; energize for high performance exhibiting willingness to take responsibility and initiative. You will be agile and resilient when working towards high performance.

2. 50%:

Managing Production Operations: Organizes, plans, leads and controls the workshop process on a daily basis in term of safety, food safety, product quality, customer satisfaction, time delivery, costs and environment; develops and /or reviews procedures for updates and improvements; participates in daily production meetings; plans and monitors shutdowns; participates in refinery contractor selection and monitoring; utilizes management of change process. Prepares Monthly Reports, EHS reports, Food Safety Reports, Investigates Accidents/ Incidents, Updates procedures on a timely basis. Proposes and monitors annual budget for department as well as balanced scorecard and performance goals; shares results with his team.

Process and products Quality: Ensures accountability is built-in into the operations, each team member knows what is expected to do and has all the tools and resources to execute the responsibilities. Works with the channels/ cross functional teams to ensure that all work is done in accordance to specifications and standards, and that management of change procedures are followed and recorded. Monitors standards and goals. Coordinates shutdown planning and procedures. Creates, leads, and controls a work environment that utilizes the quality management system. Lead plant in continuous improvement in cost, quality . Helps to train the production supervisor on troubleshooting for process quality problems, partners with QA/QC Department to set internal specifications.

Capital Projects/Project Management: Proposes and executes project relating to safety, quality, yield, and efficiency improvement. Executes capital projects. Monitors project and complete appropriate documentation and follow up. Oversees other smaller projects using appropriate project management tools. Trains the subordinates on managing projects. Is responsible for raising / executing/ closing job requests.

Food Safety, Environmental, Health and Safety: Executes and champions Cargill food safety, environment, health and safety procedures in plant operations. Oversees and ensures supervisors are holding others accountable for the compliance with the facility's EHS plans (includes proper employees training, workplace inspections, topical meetings, maintaining compliance to operational safety/environmental procedures, critical safety devices integrity and timely reporting requirements). Ensure that our facility and finished products meet the company and government standards of quality and safety. Recommends revisions to operating polices as applicable. Manages risk/loss potential to personnel, equipment, and plant operations (production). Ensures all regulations (Cargill and country) are followed and reporting is accurate and timely. Participates in safety and environmental audits. Trains the subordinates to follow the safety systems. Is a role model for safety behaviors. Walks the talk on Food Safety / EHS issues. Participates constructively in EHS meetings.

Innovation: Promotes idea generation. Encourages knowledge sharing. Utilizes COEs to avoid re-inventing the wheel. Provides environment where employees feel comfortable in offering ideas and suggestions. Contributes to the various COEs to share learning. Promotes the spirit of innovation in the refinery operation. Networks well with other refinery managers in Cargill SSC to keep updated with the innovations taking place in the business. Lead all efforts in identify system, people and process improvement opportunity to drive productivity progress in the plant.

Employee Engagement: Demonstrates positive two-way communications, fair and consistent administration of company policy and procedures, responsiveness to employee concerns and problems. Maintains employee morale, productive workforce, and Business Unit/Company expectations. Gives regular feedback and follows performance management process guidelines for ratings and compensation and the one-up process. Coaches and counsels each employee for job and career direction, including using performance improvement plans for employees receiving a Meets Some and Below rating and development plans for all employees. Participates in the selection of shift supervisors and PDG. Plans for future needs; works to fill vacancies. . Trains the workshop leaders to take on the production managers’ role by sharing responsibility and ideas. Participates in the development of young engineers so that they can groom to become effective shift supervisor. Prepares and champions the career development plan process Prepares career development plans for Key positions. Trains young engineers on technical and behavior issues. Is a coach and mentor for the young engineers

Financial: Tracks expenditures in each area, makes adjustments to control costs as needed, and communicates progress to others. Ensures Cargill’s financial systems are implemented and followed.

Administrative: Assures required functions are performed in a timely and accurate manner and according to policies and procedures. Monitors purchasing at location including looking at preferred vendors. Coordinates interface with logistics. Coordinates product schedule between production and commercial.

Community Relations: Identifies priorities in the community based on the business plan. Participates in community relations activities and encourages others to serve the community where the facility is located.


What you will bring to Cargill (REQUIRED)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Food Safety, Environmental, Quality & Regulatory, Environmental, Health & Safety, Strategic Sourcing and/or Procurement, and/or Transportation & Logistics or related field;

  • A creative and innovative approach to technology to make information easier to access, solve problems, and improve communications in a digital space;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience (excluding internships and apprenticeships);

  • Ability to navigate a manufacturing plant environment;

  • Fluency in English.

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Food or chemical Engineering or related field

  • 8 years in plant with focus on production and engineering, at least three or four years of middle or senior management experience

  • Strong leadership including the ability to implement change and resolve conflict

What you will bring to Cargill (PREFERRED)

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Food Safety, Environmental, Quality & Regulatory, Environmental, Health & Safety, Strategic Sourcing and/or Procurement, and/or Transportation & Logistics or equivalent working experience or related field;

  • Experience working in an international matrix organization;

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;

  • Ability to influence and negotiate while maintaining a strong focus on customer service;

  • Experience in using business applications in your own field of expertise;

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities in a lean environment;

  • Flexibility to travel and open to relocation;

  • Genuine interest to discover other countries and cultures;

  • Fluency in an additional language.

  • at least 1015years working experience in production management, plus 5-7 years industrial experience in a fine chemical/ Food related chemical refinery as a production manager or proven capability to work on this level.

  • Good communication and listening skills both in Chinese and English throughout all level

  • Action oriented and strong problem analytical and solving ability

  • Certification or experience with TPM, Lean, Six-Sigma or a related Continuous Improvement approach preferred

  • Passionate with continuous improvement or innovation project

  • Clear standards of personal integrity, business ethics and values

Job Operations

Primary Location China-33-Pinghu

Other Locations China-41-Luohe, China-12-Wuqing

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: PIN00019