Production Supervisor (Job ID:CHE00086)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Cheyenne Wells
Education   State Colorado
  Zip Code 80810

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**Production 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 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\.



The Production Supervisor assists the Plant Manager or CI Retail Manager to lead critical process and systems for the operation of a stand\-alone grain or crop inputs facility, or combined grain and crop inputs facilities by ensuring and building a world class culture around Operational Excellence in the core impact areas, including Risk Management, Operational Effectiveness, Capital Effectiveness, Reliability Excellence and Talent Management\.The incumbent manages the customer service and physical operations of the location daily to ensure that Cargill standards, productivity metrics, and customer needs are met\.The Production Supervisor is responsible for direct supervision of the Operations staff at their location\.

**Principal Accountabilities:**

**40% \- Plant Operation and Risk Management**

* Supervise, lead and engage production team daily\.

* Plan and implement our Operational Excellence processes with the Operational staff to create a safe environment and effective use of the asset to achieve production goals\.

* Conduct regular plant inspections and assist in a variety of location specific audits\.

* Hold monthly safety meetings with staff to review procedures and safety awareness issues to ensure the Plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees\.

**20% \- Operational Effectiveness**

* Lead and perform physical operational duties, which may include crop inputs and/or grain related tasks\.

* Meet all truck and/or rail loading requirements to ensure that customers receive the products and services they require in an efficient and timely manner\.

* Assist Plant Manager in managing the location Crop Inputs and Grain inventory to minimize losses\.

* Communicate and coordinate with the staff and central logistics to ensure efficient meshing of buying and shipping programs, and effective storage space management\.

**20%** **\- Talent Management**

* Ensure optimum performance of staff through coaching, development, and training\.

* Assist with planning and scheduling of the operations staff to ensure staffing levels are appropriate to meet plant and customer needs, along with proper training and direction of seasonal staff\.

**20%** **\- Capital Effectiveness and Reliability Excellence**

* Organize and plan the facility reliability and maintenance activities within operating budget and assist the Plant Manager with preparing capital budgets\.

* Supervise onsite contractors that perform work at the location to meet safety and quality guidelines\.

* Ensure operations staff are trained to operate plant equipment efficiently and effectively\.

**Other Relevant information to the position:**

**? Physical Effort:** The staff at the location performs as a team in getting work done during the busy season\. The Plant Manager may be required to load containers/bags of chemicals and fertilizer weighing 40\-60 lbs\. Climbing ladders and stairs to various levels of the elevator or fertilizer tower requires physical effort particularly during busy periods\.

**? Physical Environment:** The physical environment that may cause some discomfort is the grain dust in the office and driveway due to receiving or shipping grain\. There is some risk of accident if there is a chemical spill when handling chemical products\. The Plant Manager may be required to climb to an exterior loading platform or on top of hopper cars in all types of weather, in order to load grain into cars\.

**? Sensory Attention:** In peak periods, the facility is very busy; the phone is ringing, customers are anxious to purchase products or sell their grain\. There is a sense of urgency for the grower and the location staff\.

**? Mental Stress:** The nature of the business requires the Plant Manager and location staff to put in very long hours in an intense period during the spring and the fall\. The long hours along with the urgency of completing the tasks at hand is stressful\. Plant Manager is responsible for the safety of the employees and asset in the location\.


**Required Qualifications:**

* Four\-year post\-secondary education, or an adequately equivalent experience\.

* Computer skills \(Microsoft Office\)

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as necessary\.

* Ability to effectively lead a team of diverse employees with demonstrated leadership\.

* Proven problem solving, decision\-making and organizational skills\.

* Ability to manage compliance with Environment, Health and Safety and Operations standards and regulations\.

* Ability to facilitate training\.

* Ability to work effectively within a team\.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

* Professional education or training\.

* Knowledge of inventory control, quality management, operating efficiency and budget management\.

* Specialized knowledge of grain and crop input products and grain handling\.

* Ability to manage Capital Projects\.

* Mechanical aptitude\.

* Previous experience leading or managing people\.

* Continuous Improvement experience\.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Job** Operations

**Primary Location** US\-CO\-Cheyenne Wells

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Job Type** Standard

**Shift** Day Job

**Req ID:** CHE00086

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