Process Improvement -Production Supervisor

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Columbia, SC
May 15, 2017
May 28, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Process Improvement -Production Supervisor-COL00488 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. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at


Position Purpose

This position plays a vital role in the success of the West Columbia plant. As a Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for leading hourly team members to attain production and quality goals while ensuring the safest working environment possible. Accountable for daily operations of the department and creating an engaged and team-oriented workforce to obtain business results.

A high performer in this position will identify problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolve issues; ensure production resources (including materials, equipment, staffing) are available as needed to maintain product schedules; support continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, efficiency, yield.

Principal Accountabilities

50% Development and supervison of direct and indirect reports. Help create an environment where all are expected to be active members of the team - involved in the business. Recognize and celebrate successes. Challenge people to be better than they thought possible. Create opportunities for growth and development. Ensure an inclusive environment that is representative of the local market..

30% Ensure effective and efficient operations with a culture of continuous improvement. Maintain the production practices that support the food safety program in the facility. Monitor product quality and production operations to meet customer expectations.

20% Champion safety processes, ergonomic efforts and creating an environment where all team members hold each other accountable for keeping their co-workers safe. Actively work to prevent/eliminate hazards that cause injury or illness


Required Qualifications

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Positive attitude and problem solving mentality

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Basic computer literacy - Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

• At least 1 year manufacturing operations work experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience in a food or meat processing plant

• Bilingual skills Spanish/English or Burmese/English

• Supervisory experience

• Associates or Bachelor's degree in Food Science or similar area of study

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-SC-Columbia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Evening Job

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