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Cargill Utilities Area Supervisor in Fort Dodge, Iowa

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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Utilities Area Supervisor will provide strategic operational oversight for all production and operating facilities with moderate presence in multiple regions or moderate degree of complexity. In this role, you will oversee and hold facilities accountable to standards for safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develops and oversees operational plans and monitors routine operations for all production processes for multiple departments, processes and shifts.

  • Ensure ongoing review of key performance indicators with focus on continuous improvements in site operational targets.

  • Accountable for the implementation of non base capital investments for a major production area or for multiple departments, processes and shifts.

  • Partner collaboratively with appropriate centers of excellence including, but not limited to engineering and plant management, to provide input into the development of plant capital investment strategies.

  • Oversee production outcomes, quantity and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications.

  • Partners with environment, health and safety and food safety, quality and regulatory experts to identify the most effective approach for implementing and monitoring corporate safety policies and procedures.

  • Oversee all operations from multiple departments, processes or shifts to ensure teams are following policies and procedures related to employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.

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

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Experience with operational planning

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of supervisory experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or engineering-related field or equivalent experience

  • Lean Six Sigma green belt certification, or the ability to achieve LSS green belt certification within 1 year

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.

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