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Cargill Plant Manager in Owatonna, Minnesota

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 animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.


  • Develop operational plans and monitor day-to-day operations for production for multiple departments, processes and shifts.

  • Implement non-base capital investments for a major area.

  • Oversee production outcomes, quantity and quality to ensure customer and food safety meet requirements.

  • Oversee operations for multiple departments, processes and shifts, ensuring direct reports follow policies and procedures related to employee safety and food safety.

  • You will lead and develop a high performing team, and be responsible for talent management decisions related to hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

  • OR in lieu of degree, Four or more years of experience in plant leadership.

  • Four or more years of related work experience.

  • Travel up to 5% of the time.


  • Two years of supervisory experience.

  • Experience in organizational development and people management.

  • Ability to lead people through the change management cycle.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.