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.
Manufacturing Excellence Leader
Position Purpose & Summary:
The Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) Platform consists of 3 Groups: Cargill Feed & Nutrition (CFN) and Cargill Premix & Nutrition (CPN) and Cargill Aqua Nutrition (CQN). CFN, CPN and CQN operate a global footprint of 36 businesses and close to 265 production locations. These businesses are supported by a total of 7 global leveraged functions (BOSC, RMS, SMT, finance, legal, HR and IT). BOSC has an Operational Excellence vision, based upon an Integrated Supply Chain approach and creates value by providing expertise and support in the area of general operations management; Environment, Health & Safety (EHS); food safety, quality and regulatory compliance (FSQR); supply chain management; Manufacturing Excellence and Capital Execution.
The CPN Europe organization is made up of 1200 employees and 13 production locations. These locations will serve our strategic customer segments of Mila, Aiden Swine, Aiden Poultry, Dairy France, Export.
The Manufacturing Excellence Leader is responsible for strategic planning, talent capability building, and executing & managing a process improvement/capital improvement project portfolio in order to achieve business objectives. This includes overseeing the following areas: engineering/technology, production excellence, reliability excellence, continuous improvement and capital effectiveness programs in order to achieve improved productivity (optimized product cost profiles) and quality standards.
40% Manufacturing Excellence & Engineering Strategy and Project Portfolio Management - With Manufacturing and Supply Chain leaders – develop robust strategy and plans using Production Excellence, Reliability Excellence and Continuous Improvement Processes to drive improved margins, safety, feed safety and business results through the use of process improvement & capital execution projects.
30% Lean Six Sigma, Production & Reliability Excellence Capability Build - Build capabilities within both Manufacturing & Supply Chain organizations to execute production & reliability excellence processes and programs; and use Lean SixSigma to achieve improved productivity & quality results. Responsible for deploying a deeply rooted, pro-active and sustainable Continuous Improvement Strategy and Culture.
15% Capital Planning and Execution – Lead capital planning and execute projects as needed. Drive improved Project Delivery Process and Project Management Processes. Execute the RE Deliverables for Build Projects. Assist with the development of technical specifications and best practices.
15% Miscellaneous job dutied: