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Cargill Production supervisor in Albany, New York

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 animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Production Supervisor role is responsible for translating the objectives of our organization into the tasks that the team needs to accomplish. You will provide direction to the operations team to accomplish daily production goals with an emphasis on the customer and key stakeholders, promoting the company's approach to ensuring our products, people and environment are kept safe.

Key Accountabilities

  • Scheduling the daily production based on demand to ensure 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.

  • 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.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Information

  • This position is posted internally as well as externally.

  • Relocation will not be provided for this position.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Experience coaching, leading and building a high performing team

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience

  • Minimum of one year of experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience.

  • Food processing or manufacturing experience.

  • Continuous Improvement experience such as Lean Manufacturing, 5S or Six Sigma.

  • Minimum of one of experience with maintaining inventory.

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.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

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