General Foreman Trainee - 2nd shift (279083)

Dodge City, KS
United States
Job Description

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 protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact


The General Foreman Trainee will provide strategic operational oversight for the harvest department with moderate presence in multiple regions or moderate degree of complexity. In this role, you will oversee and hold operating facilities accountable to standards for safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance.

Key Accountabilities


  • Execute routine operations of assigned area, ensuring direct reports are following policies and procedures related to employee, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.

  • Monitor production outcomes, quantity, and quality to ensure customer and food safety requirements are within specifications.

  • Partner with production supervisors to meet customer specifications and timeline.

  • Administer production budget for the harvest department. 

  • Develop operational plans and monitors routine operations for all production processes for multiple departments, processes and shifts.

  • Develop, supervise and provide coaching to direct reports including coaching company core values and guiding principles for assigned facilities or region.

  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.

  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience

  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience

  • Previous experience working in the processing industry 


Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of supervisory experience

  • Lean six sigma training or experience 

  • Harvest operations experience 

Job Information


  • Relocation assistance will be provided for this position. 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet



United States