Cargill 2nd shift Operations Area Manager in Albert Lea, Minnesota

2nd shift Operations Area Manager

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 150,000 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.


The successful candidate will be expected to manage report on key area targets such as employee safety, turnover, department costs, customer satisfaction, yields and production. Other accountabilities in this position might require: effective employee relations, adhering to annual budgets, work process improvement, downtime and follow up for process execution, and other duties as required. This position demands high leadership and coaching skills for employees in the operations area.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 30% - Monitoring and enforcing all company safety and food safety policies and practices

  • 10% - Develop strategies for operations of assigned area to include technical optimization of processes.

  • 10% - Meeting yield, quality and product specification standards

  • 50% - Collaborate with area supervisors to achieve business results



  • Four Year college degree OR 5 years previous experience in Operations Supervision

  • The ability to coach, and desire to maintain maximum results in the areas of Safety, Food Safety, Quality, Efficiencies, yields etc.

  • Knowledge of all applicable OSHA, USDA and Environmental laws and standards

  • Advanced computer skills, to include Microsoft Office, Kronos, SAP and all related Cargill production systems

  • Be adaptable to change, motivated, with excellent organizational and problem solving skills

  • The ability to function in a fast paced environment with little direct supervision.

  • The ability to interact with other departments and functions to obtain the best business results possible, including Maintenance, Technical Services, Accounting, Sanitation and Human Resources


  • 4 year College degree (engineering, business administration, animal science or related field).

  • Bilingual: English-Spanish or English-Somali

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-MN-Albert Lea

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Evening Job

Req ID: ALB01423