Cargill General Production Supervisor in Eddyville, Iowa

General 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 & Summary

T he Cargill Eddyville location is unique as it provides an exciting opportunity to be a part of a start up business within Cargill. This property houses 2 separate plants: Cargill Starches and Sweeteners and Eddyville Chlor-Alkali.

The General Production Supervisor position is responsible for day-to-day management of operations for the Eddyville Chlor-Alkali facility. This position is responsible for transforming departmental goals into measurable results.


  • Relocation assistance and/or hiring incentives may be available for this position in the discretion of the Company.**

Principle Accountabilities

  • Key member of the department leadership team.

  • Work closely with all areas of the facility in driving projects, including Manufacturing Technology (MT) , and Continuous Improvement (CI) operational improvement opportunities.

  • Support the team structure through leadership of department non-exempt personnel; supporting safety, food safety, environmental, and quality requirements; managing costs of operations.

  • Will develop deep technical knowledge of the department.

  • Assist in project selection and implementation including assisting other members to accomplish the goals of the department to align with the site business plan.

  • Develop and implement plans for continuous improvement of the department including projects, actions and driving accountability.

  • Development and supervision of direct and indirect reports (coaching, Performance Management Plans (PMP's)).

  • Work with peers at location in establishing consistent personnel policies. Lead department and area in a manner that results in an engaged and safe environment.

  • Provide leadership, organization, and communication to the department; ensure structure, training, and a team that operates as a high performance work team.

  • Focus on ensuring a zero injury culture, food safety, environmental compliance, and reliability.



  • Bachelor’s Degree OR High School Diploma/GED with minimum 4 years technical experience

  • Willingness and ability to work in a challenging and physical production and industrial environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written within multiple levels of the organization

  • Working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental regulations

  • Knowledgeable of basic HR practices, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Guiding Principles, etc.

  • Leadership: A demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science related field

  • 1 years of experience with Chemical Processing

  • Minimum 2 years manufacturing and/or project management experience

  • Past experience in manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of environmental regulations

  • Working knowledge of Food Safety,

  • Working knowledge of principles of reliability

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-IA-Eddyville

Other Locations United States

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: EDD01305