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Production Supervisor at Cargill in Fremont, Nebraska

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Oversee and operate the manufacturing areas in the most efficient manner possible. Follow all standard operating procedures and safety programs.  Satisfy both internal and external customers.  Work in a safe, quality, and efficient manner consistent with company rules and regulations.



Principal Accountabilities:


30% -


• Distribute the workload evenly among employees.

• Resolve any problems/situations that occur, or direct them to the proper department.

• Monitor the status of your shift at all times.

• Set priorities for what must be done to meet timelines of customer’s needs.

• Operate shift as efficient as possible. Prepare daily and month-end manufacturing reports.


30% -


• Complete daily documentation of manufacturing totals and mixing record ledger sequence sheet. • • •    

• Organize job assignments to ensure efficient operation of all shifts.

• Communicate needs of employees with management.

• Review and monitor inventories of production supplies and ingredients.

• Conduct interviews and participate in new hire orientations.


25% -


• Schedule manufacturing when required.

• Investigate questionable mixes and notify Quality Assurance Department when needed.

• Maintain good housekeeping throughout shift and prepare manufacturing area for the next shift.


10% -


• Provide coaching development, training and management support to employees within the facilities such that goals of the organization are achieved.

• Plan and implement processes to create a safe work environment and effective use of the work force and achieve production goals.

• Assist in management of all aspects of State/Federal Regulatory and Cargill compliance programs including: EH&S, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Security, Housekeeping, Food Safety, etc.


5% -


• Assign overtime as needed. Other duties as assigned.


Relocation will not be provided for this position.

Required Qualifications:


• High School Diploma or equivalent.

• 4+ years manufacturing experience, preferably in the feed industry.

• Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required. 

• Lifting up to 60lbs. is required to carry out many job functions. Bending, carrying, and twisting in a safe manner are also necessary for many tasks.

• Climbing as well as entering small or confined spaces is mandatory for many assignments.

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

• Ability to work with minimal supervision.

• Good communication skills required.

• Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.



Preferred Qualifications:


• Bachelor´s degree.

• Driving is required for certain assignments.

• Animal nutrition experience.

• Previous experience leading or managing people.

• Continuous Improvement experience.