Shift Leader (Rotating Shift) – Cargill – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Shift Leader will provide strategic operational oversight for all production operating facilities with moderate presence in multiple regions or moderate degree of complexity. In this role, you will oversee and hold operating facilities accountable to standards for safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance. Key Accountabilities

Execute routine operations of assigned area, ensuring employees and contractors are following policies and procedures related to employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.

Monitor production outcomes, quantity, and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications.

Partner with production supervisors to meet customer specifications and timeline.

Monitors routine operations for all production processes for multiple departments, processes and shifts.

Develop, supervise and provide coaching to employees and contractors including coaching company core values and guiding principles for assigned facilities or region.

Ensure production is effectively running by evaluating production equipment, processes and work together with the maintenance and production departments to meet achievements and goals.

Other duties as assigned. Position Information.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.

Minimum one year of directly related work experience.

Willingness and availability to work on weekends (twelve-hour sihfts) and rotating shifts. Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of one year of supervisory experience.

Lean Six Sigma knowledge, training or certification.

Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.).

Experience with SAP system.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet