First Line Production Supervisor (3rd Shift) at Cargill

Posted in Manufacturing 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Columbus, Nebraska

Job Description:

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 protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters. 




The First Line Production Supervisor (3rd Shift) will lead all production and operating processes by being responsible for the operations agenda and leading an engaged team that will execute business deliverables. In this role, you will ensure safety, quality, cost, delivery and morale objectives are met.




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

  • Monitor and maintain proper safety requirements in the shift to ensure the safety of the staff.

  • Monitor and maintain the quality to ensure the products meet the required standards.

  • Provide training to the staff on relevant environmental health and safety requirements to ensure that all staff are trained in accordance with regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.





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

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels in the plant

  • Willing and able to work 3rd shift, weekends and holidays as business needs

  • Experience with Food Safety and Quality




  • One year of supervisory experience

  • Experience with Software Application & Products (SAP)

  • Minimum of two years of experience in production and warehouse management

  • Experience leading continuous improvement activities

  • Basic knowledge of machinery and food processing guidelines