Cargill Star Lead Retail - 2nd Shift - Full Time - Nashville, Tennessee in Nashville, Tennessee

Star Lead Retail - 2nd Shift - Full Time - Nashville, Tennessee

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.


Cargill Meat Solutions

Cargill Meat Solutions is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses.Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets.These businesses employ more than 32,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Cargill Beef

At Cargill Beef, we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’s our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.

Position Purpose

The Production Lead position is responsible for the daily operation of the production line that is assigned.Production Leads are required to have a basic understanding of the tasks being performed by employees on their specified production line and are expected to assist the supervisor in maintaining all required compliance with safety, food safety, and HR related topics.Production Lead positions work in a cold environment doing a variety of tasks such as handling cooked meat, operating computerized labeling and scale systems, operating forklifts, high reach equipment, and pallet jacks, and cutting of boxes. These roles require candidates to wear personal protective equipment and work within food safety requirements in order to deliver a safe product to the consumer.

correct products are being shipped to the appropriate locations.The Retail Lead overseeing the day to day performance, quality, and maintenance. Gathers and distribute accurate supply and paperwork for team members for day to day production.

A position in the Retail Lead requires working in a cold environment and standing for up to 10 hours each day

Principal Accountabilities

  • Compliance with all safety and food safety, and HR programs, policies, and regulations

  • Meet deadlines, be accountable and always set a positive example

  • Be customer focused and strive to produce the quality products they desire

  • Ability to lead others through conflict resolution, engagement, and coaching

  • Comprehend Process Flow Management

  • Meet daily with supervisors and production team(s) for planning and goal tracking

  • Gather supplies, equipment, and tools for the Retail department (trash/inedible)

  • Ensure the employees are ready to enter production area to start at set-up.

  • Ensure the set-up and start-up goals of the department are met

  • Communicate to Production Supervisor and record times product order completion

  • Ensure employees are following GMP, Safety, and Operational procedures

  • Assist in staggered breaks and lunches (scheduling)

  • Keep track of employee attendance

  • Complete SSOP and downtime forms

  • Equipment per appropriate PM schedule and conduct emergency maintenance when needed

  • Verify date codes and product scheduled for the day and week

  • Monitor scanning system(s)

  • Attend standup meetings

  • Within the Retail area ensure employees have correctly broken down equipment, covered all sensitive screens and execute a clean dry pick-up

  • Ability to make decisions quickly in an ever changing atmosphere

  • Focus on individuals and help them achieve their goals at this facility.

  • Train and develop others

  • Recognize stakeholders for the work that they do

  • Lifting up to 60 pounds daily

  • Ability to safely operate electric reach truck, forklift, and pallet jack


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to communicate/read/write and comprehend basic English

  • Strong Problem Solving Skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous production, operator and retail packaging experience

  • Proficient in maintenance and or operation of packaging equipment

  • Previous leadership experience in manufacturing environment

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Prior industrial meat industry work experience with a like competitor

  • Prior work history in a production background that deals with speed and repetition

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-TN-Nashville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: NAS00183