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Cargill Assistant Plant Manager in Owatonna, Minnesota

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.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Assistant Plant Managerwill lead all production and operating processes by being responsible for the operations agenda and leading an engaged team that will execute business deliverables. In this role, you will ensure safety, quality, cost, delivery and morale objectives are met.

Key Accountabilities

  • Directly operate or supervise the operation of the whole production line, lead all staff in the shift, including contract worker.

  • Responsible for the safety of people during their shift. Monitor and maintain proper safety requirements in the shift.

  • Responsible for safe products in the shift. Monitor and maintain the product's quality according to the standard.

  • Train staff on relevant safety, Food Safety Quality Regulatory production to ensure that all staff are trained in accordance with regulations.

  • You will have some authority for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance, or disciplinary actions, and much of your time is spent completing the same tasks as the subordinate employees.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels in the plant

  • Minimum one + years of experience in a supervisory role

  • Ability to climb ladders

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Able to travel 5%

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 + years of Pet food extrusion experience

  • 2 + years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

  • 2 + years in a high-speed manufacturing packaging environment

  • 2 + in EH&S compliance

  • 1 + year experience in Food Safety quality and regulatory compliance

  • Experience using SAP

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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