Maintenance-Production Supervisor
Cargill - Loudon, TN

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Cargill Metals beginnings date back to 1832, when AC. Tennant, Sons and Company began as a merchandiser of various commodities. Cargill, Incorporated acquired AC. Tennant, Sons and Company as a wholly owned subsidiary in 1972. The subsidiary became a department of Cargill in 1986 and was renamed Cargill Ferrous International to focus on ferrous raw materials and steel related products.

Today, Cargill Metals is a leading trader, distributor and provider of risk management solutions serving the global ferrous industry. Our mission is to provide liquidity and risk management solutions for our partners including mines, scrap-yards, steel producers and steel consumers.

Position Overview:
This Position will maintain plant equipment. Maintain records of equipment PM and repairs. Maintain spare parts inventory to minimize cost and downtime. Hire contractors as needed and assure that contractors have been approved through Corporate Prequalification Procedures. Be proficient in the operation of plant equipment. Train plant employees in the operation and maintenance of equipment. Supervise the operation of plant equipment to maximize productivity. Actively participate in the plant safety program. Actively participate in the plant quality program. Assist the plant manager in all aspects of day to day operation of the plant.

Principal Accountabilities:
30% - Maintain plant equipment to for high reliability and maximum productivity. Keep online maintenance records that detail all maintenance and repair of plant equipment. Plan and implement major maintenance projects as directed by the plant manager.

25% - Assist the Plant Manager in day to day activities such as record keeping, scheduling of working hours, opening or closing of the plant, maintenance of the ISO quality program and enforcement of location, business unit and corporate policies.

20% - Fully support and assist in the maintenance of our safety program. Be familiar and assist the plant in compliance of all OSHA, Cargill EHS and location safety regulations and rules.

15% - Maintain a spare parts inventory to minimize cost and down time. Maintain a positive business relationship with suppliers of equipment, parts and service.

10% - Be a proficient operator of all plant equipment and fill in as business requires. Train operators and new employees in the operation and maintenance of equipment for best productivity and continuous improvement.


High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum 3 years of experience in one or more of the following: Mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment troubleshooting, repair and maintenance

Proven work experience with the operation of welding and cutting equipment

Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written

Ability to work in plant environment with high noise areas, dusty, greasy, oily, hot or cold , and heights up to 45 feet

Proven effective problem solving skills

Must have valid State Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

Ability to work flexible hours, extended hours, and weekends as needed

Technical Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field

Previous Supervisory experience

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.


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