Cargill Polyols Supervisor in Blair, Nebraska
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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 Polyols Supervisor will provide strategic operational oversight for day-to-day management of operations of the facility. The position is responsible for transforming departmental goals into measurable results. This includes supporting the team structure through leadership of department non-exempt personnel; supporting safety, food safety, environmental, and quality requirements; managing costs of operations.
Develops and oversees operational plans and monitors routine operations for all production processes for multiple processes and shifts.
Ensure ongoing review of key performance indicators with focus on continuous improvements in site operational targets.
Partner collaboratively with appropriate centers of excellence including, but not limited to engineering and plant management, to provide input into the development of plant capital investment strategies.
Oversee production outcomes, quantity, and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications.
Partners with environment, health and safety and food safety, quality and regulatory experts to identify the most effective approach for implementing and monitoring corporate safety policies and procedures.
Oversee operations for multiple processes and shifts to ensure teams are following policies and procedures related to employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.
Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Minimum of four years of related work experience
Lean six sigma experience
Experience with budgeting and operational planning
Two years of supervisory experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science related field.
Minimum 2 years manufacturing and/or project management experience.
Working knowledge of environmental regulations.
Working knowledge of principles of reliability.
Previous experience with industrial scale evaporation, ion Exchange, crystalization, or drying.
US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet
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