Cargill Maintenance Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Columbus, Nebraska

Maintenance Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. 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.


Position Purpose

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers.

This position is responsible for leading the 3rd Shift Maintenance Department hourly team members and responsible for overall plant maintenance including: scheduling, planning, prioritizing work, purchasing, employee supervision, training and development. This position is also responsible for managing capital projects and supervision of contractors.

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

Principal Accountabilities

Maintenance Leadership (40%)

  • Provide leadership for plant mechanical, electrical and contract technicians including predictive, preventative and reactive maintenance

Plant Maintenance (30%)

  • Assist in maintenance and repairs of plant equipment

Engaged Employees (30%)

  • 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.


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least 3 year’s manufacturing maintenance work experience

  • Occasional travel (10%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Bilingual skills

  • Supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated work experience in industrial maintenance

  • Experience with one or more predictive technologies (Ultrasound, Infrared Thermography, Vibration, MCE, Oil Analysis)

  • 2 years previous maintenance frontline leadership experience

  • Advanced safety knowledge to include permit procedures, hazardous chemicals, and process safety management

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and CMMS software

  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement programs

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Maintenance and Reliability

Primary Location US-NE-Columbus

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Night Job

Req ID: COL00510