Lead Technician (Job ID:KAN00757)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Kansas City
Education   State Kansas
  Zip Code 66102

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Contact Email: 251b01246f0c46399690652bc3bd0368@de.works

**Lead Technician**

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 155,000 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\.


**This Full time position is located in Kansas City, KS; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered\. Relocation assistance is not provided\.**

At Cargill we provide customized animal nutrition solutions to customers across the Americas, Europe and Asia\. We operate some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world, but they can't run by themselves \- we depend on creative, responsible, hard working individuals like you\. At Cargill we have a culture of safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day\. We also believe that employees must have the opportunity to do what they do best so as part of the application process, you may be asked to complete an online assessment\. This will help us understand the things that you do better than others \- the talents that you rely on to succeed\.

**30% \- People Leadership**

* Supervises and provides coaching to Team Leads and production workers, including coaching Cargill?s core values\.

* Assists in planning for future production workforce needs and participates in selection of employees\.

* Accountable for production talent development and engagement within department\.

* Responsible for training and on boarding new/transferred employees as well as workforce engagement, recognition, retention, development and coaching\.

**30% \- Operational Excellence:**

* Executes and monitors day\-to\-day operations for all production processes for a process, across shifts\.Ensures safety and quality procedures are met\.

* Directly supervises daily operations of assigned area to achieve production throughput requirements including work flow, job assignments, scheduling, shift coverage, etc\.

* Supports, deploys and provides input to best in class operational practices\. Utilizes deep technical skills and relevant experience to identify/solve problems and recommends/implements operating efficiencies\.

* Actively measures performance and implements leading common practices to promote operational efficiencies \(i\.e\. yield optimization, energy/water usage reductions, etc\.\)\.

* Implements and supports common reliability processes and ensures the reliability culture is foundational to operations \(i\.e\. deploys common reliability processes and metrics; focus on eliminating the root\-cause of reliability problems, etc\.\)\.

**30% \- Safety/Risk Management:**

* Executes day\-to\-day operations of assigned area, ensuring direct reports are following policies and procedures related to employee safety; documents and investigated EHS incidents to determine route cause and eliminate safety risks\.

* Partners/collaborates with Environment, Health and Safety \(EHS\) and Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory \(FSQR\) experts to implement the most effective approach for complying with corporate safety policies and procedures\. Enforces a culture of zero injury and illness\.

**10% \- Other duties as assigned**

* Participate in cross\-functional teams and various continuous improvement projects



Right to work in the U\.S\. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third\-party employer\.

Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility\.

High School diploma or Equivalent

Must be able to read/write English

Basic computer skills

Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling and pounding with hammer

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Must be able to operate machinery

Ability to work overtime, holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts

At least 1 year of experience in production related work


Able to perform physical job duties including work in confined spaces

Able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold\.

Ability to work in elevated areas

Able to operate heavy equipment

Forklift certified

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Primary Location** US\-KS\-Kansas City

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Req ID:** KAN00757

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