Cargill 1st Shift Production/Process Improvement Supervisor in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

1st Shift Production/Process Improvement 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 & Summary

The Production/Process Improvement Supervisor is responsible for leading production within their department as well as 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 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

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

30% - Safety – 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.

20% - Engaged Employees – Create an environment where all are expected to be active members of the team and involved in the business. Recognize and celebrate the 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.

20% - Continuous Improvement – Identify and drive the Contiguous Improvement opportunities with the ability to lead Continuous Improvement teams independently.

This position is posted internally as well as externally


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing role

  • 2 years of Supervisory Working Experience

  • Demonstrated team building, leadership and conflict resolution skills

  • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of Food Safety, OSHA, and environmental regulations

  • Must be able to work a 12 hours shift, including willingness to work 1st or 2nd shift (rotating shifts).

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

  • Ability to effectively communicate (written, verbal, presentation skills) at multiple levels and customer organizations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish)

  • Knowledge of Process Improvement efficiencies

  • Past experience in food production

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-PA-Hazleton

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Rotating

Req ID: HAZ00905