Cargill Production Supervisor in Paris, Illinois

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.


Position Purpose:

Supervision of the Packing and Loading area. Responsible for meeting customer/product specifications, load out and packaging demands, safety and food safety standards and ensuring employees in the assigned area are following Cargill policies and standards in these areas. Responsible for minor maintenance, preservation of Cargill assets through proper operations and maintenance. Responsible for training and supervision of Union and contract employees.

Principal Accountabilities:

50% Responsible for planning and executing on the daily pack and load schedule. Manage crews to effectively meet customer demands around delivery. Ensure paperwork related to shipping and product delivery is accurately and completely filled out and processed accordingly.

Communicate problems or improvement opportunities to management and provide possible solutions to potential issues.

20% On-going training of P&L staff on equipment operation, set-up, troubleshooting and process optimization. Daily direction given to plant crews on cleaning activities and direction of efforts to remain Audit-Ready. Enforcement of consistent personnel policies. Lead crews in a manner that leads to engaged employees.

10% Plan and perform minor maintenance of equipment

10% Participate and attend various training opportunities related to safety, food safety, and quality.

10% Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma OR GED equivalent.

  • 2-5 years of manufacturing/warehouse experience

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal, written, presentation skills) at various levels within the product line and business unit.

  • Technical knowledge and experience with process unit operations …

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and Environmental regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dry milling experience (flour milling, corn milling, etc)

  • Supervision experience in a unionized environment

  • Basic understanding of process automation and control.

  • Packaging and shipping experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-IL-Paris

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: PAR00492