Cargill Operations Supervisor in Waco, Texas

Operations Supervisor

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

This position is responsible for leading the 1st shift Further Processing (Slice line), hourly team members to attain production and quality goals while ensuring the safest working environment possible. The person in this position is responsible for managing and owning various functions of the business and creating an engaged and team-oriented workforce in order to improve business results.

A high performer in this position will identify problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolve issues; ensure production resources (including matierals, 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

30% - Oversee day-to-day operation of assigned area including work flow, management of work in process, job assignments, rotations, etc.

20% - Ensure safety of workforce through delivery of monthly safety training topics, department safety audits, and participation in incident reviews. Monitor and ensure compliance with all safety policies and procedures. Contribute safety suggestions for improvement.

20% - Support positive employee relations in all aspects of interaction with employees including valuing differences, engagement action planning, and monitoring compliance with company policies and procedures which support these goals.

10% - Effectively orient, train, and develop all employees utilizing new hire discussion guides, Job Task Analyses, performance review forms, and other management tools.

10% - Monitor product quality to meet customer specifications, ensuring that Good Manufacturing Practices are effectively deployed in area of responsibility.

10% - Perform essential recordkeeping and timekeeping functions for department personnel using Kronos system. Monitor employee attendance and absenteeism, holding employees accountable as necessary.


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Manufacturing operations work experience

  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership experience strongly preferred

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

  • Bachelors degree

  • Previous experience with computerized timekeeping systems, such as Kronos

  • Additional computer skills preferred, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Outlook

  • Ability to relocate within the company

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-TX-Waco

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAC01560