Cargill General Production Supervisor (Chlor-Alkali) in Eddyville, Iowa

General Production Supervisor (Chlor-Alkali)

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 & Summary

The Production Supervisor II position is responsible for day-to-day management of operations of the facility. The position is responsible for transforming departmental goals into measurable results. This includes supporting the team structure through leadership of department non-exempt personnel; supporting safety, food safety, environmental, and quality requirements; managing costs of operations. This position works closely with all areas of the facility in driving projects, including Manufacturing Technology (MT) , and Continuous Improvement (CI) operational improvement opportunities.

Principle Accountabilities

20%Development and supervision of direct and indirect reports (coaching, Performance Management Plans (PMP's)). Work with peers at location in establishing consistent personnel policies. Lead department and area in a manner that results in an engaged and safe environment. Provide leadership, organization, and communication to the department; ensure structure, training, and a team that operates as a high performance work team.

50%Key member of the department leadership team. Will develop deep technical knowledge of the department. Assist in project selection and implementation including assisting other members to accomplish the goals of the department to align with the site business plan. Develop and implement plans for continuous improvement of the department including projects, actions and driving accountability.

20%Focus will be on ensuring a zero injury culture, food safety, environmental compliance, and reliability.

10%Any other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR High School Diploma/GED with minimum 4 years technical experience

  • Willingness and ability to work in a challenging and physical production and industrial environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written within multiple levels of the organization

  • Working knowledge of Food Safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental regulations

  • Knowledgeable of basic HR practices, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Guiding Principles, etc.

  • Leadership: A demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science related field

  • 1 years of experience with Chlor-Alkali or Chemical Processing

  • Minimum 2 years manufacturing and/or project management experience

  • Past experience in manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of environmental regulations

  • Working knowledge of principles of reliability

If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance reviews. (A completed e-PMP is considered a signed copy.)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-IA-Eddyville

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: EDD01208