Team Leader
Cargill - Mason City, IA

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Team Leader



Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities.

Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values.

Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and

people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at


Cargill Kitchen Solutions, formerly Sunny Fresh Foods, is a leading marketer of high value, further-processed egg products in the United States. With processing plants in Minnesota, Iowa and Michigan, our customers include premier quick-service restaurant chains as well as food manufacturers.

Position Overview:
You will play a vital role in the success of a department and Cargill Kitchen Solutions. As a Team Leader/Production Supervisor, you will develop a deep understanding of production responsibilities and assess and initiate opportunities for improvement. You will create and promote a team-building environment, which promotes customer and stakeholder enthusiasm. Also, you will implement and recognize continuous improvement through ensuring stakeholder involvement in problem solving and decision-making. Additionally, you are responsible for executing safety initiatives and communicating safety awareness. This position will assure all HACCP's, GMP's, and SOP's are executed as planned. This position will communicate business results and achievement of departmental goals and milestones. Lastly, you will promote stakeholder focus through training and development and be a leader for change, new ideas, and getting the job done. Opportunities exist on second and third shift, but you must be willing to work all shifts during your training.

Principal Accountabilities:
60% - Development and supervision of direct and indirect reports

20% - Develop strategies for operations of assigned area to include technical optimization of processes

10% - Oversee product quality to ensure total customer satisfaction

10% - Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

This position is posted internally and externally. If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance reviews. (A completed e-PMP is considered a signed copy.)


Bachelors Degree. If no degree, 4+ years of equivalent experience

Prior experience in food operation/processing and/or manufacturing environments

Computer literacy and eagerness to learn SAP

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to handle flexible and varying hours. Must be willing to work on all shifts

Supervisory experience

Bachelors Degree in Processing, Food Engineering, or Food Science.

Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment

SAP experience and knowledge

Ability to relocate to our plants in Michigan, Iowa, and Minnesota long-term

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.



Primary Location

US-IA-Mason City



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Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers,...