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Cargill Production Supervisor in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.


The Shift Supervisor will directly monitor staff during production shift. Responsibility for safety, product quality, housekeeping and productivity. Follow the assignment of the superior.


Directly operate or supervise the operation of the whole production line, lead all staff in the shift, including contract workers

Responsible for the safety of people during their shift. Monitor and maintain proper safety requirements in the shift.

Responsible for safe products in the shift. Monitor and maintain the product's quality according to the standard.

Train staff on relevant safety, Food Safety Quality Regulatory production to ensure that all staff are trained in accordance with regulations.

You will have some authority for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance, or disciplinary actions, and much of your time is spent completing the same tasks as the subordinate employees.

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering or industrial field OR equivalent two+ Years’ experience in operations/Manufacturing/ Warehouse or product transportation fields.

Two+ years’ experience in a supervisory role or leading role.

Excellent leadership and teamwork, strong communication skills and able to communicate with all levels in the plant.

Computes skills (Microsoft Office )

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Must be willing and able to work extended hours and weekends as necessary. Flexible schedule adaptability to business needs.

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 & Safety and Operations standards and regulations.

Ability to facilitate training.

Ability to work effectively within a team.

Other minimum qualifications may apply.


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.

Continuous Improvement experience.

Knowledge of government regulations

Experience managing an effective EHS program

Operating efficiency and expense management skills

Plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions.

Secure and deploy resources effectively and efficiently.

Strong communication and listening skills

Ability to influence decision-making

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Proven problem solving and decision making skills

Capable of delivering innovation

Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.