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Cargill Team Leader in WaKeeney, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Team Leader will provide strategic operational oversight for all production and operating process for a single plant or multiple plants with moderate complexity. In this role, you will oversee safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance program standards and goals are implemented.

  • Accountable for all internal and external operating and regulatory procedures on employee, food and feed safety including strategic and tactical execution in alignment with corporate environment, health and safety and food safety, quality and regulatory functions as well as government regulations.

  • Establish and deploy operational priorities for a single plant or multiple plants with moderate complexity.

  • Leads strategic and tactical operations and quality management deliverables to ensure customer, product and quality standard requirements are met within specifications.

  • Leads, directs and controls capital and operating budgets for a single plant or multiple plants with moderate complexity to achieve medium term outlook financial performance objectives set by the business.

  • Ensure and hold direct reports accountable for meeting and controlling operating expenses and established targets.

  • Oversee the overall operational management and implement operational efficiency improvements which may include standardization of plant information manufacturing systems, quality control, safety, production reliability excellence and maintenance and operators best practices.

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

  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Lean six sigma

  • Two years of supervisory experience

Position Information

  • Relocation assistance will be provided for this position.

  • Travel is required to cover the area of responsibility (Byers, CO - Cheyenne Wells, CO - WaKeeney, KS)

  • The Hiring Manager of this position is Tyler Burvee.

  • This position is located in Byers, CO - Cheyenne Wells, CO or WaKeeney, KS.

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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