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ADM Shift Supervisor - Cedar Rapids, IA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Job Title:

Shift Supervisor - Cedar Rapids, IA


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Shift Supervisor - Cedar Rapids, IA

This is a full time, exempt position.

Job Summary:

Provides production and on the job work direction to production employees performing a variety of production processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs the operation of the plant facility within established quality, housekeeping, safety and environmental guidelines set by the company.

  • Coordinates daily operations performed by hourly production employees to insure that work is performed safely and efficiently while meeting expected environmental quality, housekeeping and quantity levels established by the company.

  • Makes work assignments to all shift personnel that most effectively utilizes their experience, training and ability.

  • Ensures the safety of all personnel through compliance with occupational safety and health regulations.

  • Maintains an attitude that accidents are preventable.

  • Provides employees with resources, in good working order, to safely do a job and provides necessary training needed to properly operate or wear personal protective equipment.

  • Makes recommendations for improvements to company safety and environmental programs, quality and good manufacturing practices and production and material handling procedures.

  • Recognizes environmental, safety, and GMP hazards and identifies, discusses, and contains them to keep from affecting employee safety, product quality, and environmental purity.

  • Communicates concern for environment, health, safety and product quality to all employees.

  • Listens to and responds to employee suggestions and concerns about safety, health, environment, product quality and housekeeping.

  • Addresses employee concerns and maintains good communications and morale on shift and within department.

  • Keeps plant management informed of all matters affecting the morale and safety of employees.

  • Encourages employees to work safely with environmental awareness and good manufacturing practices in mind. Does so by leading-by-example.

  • Identifies training needs and discusses needs with Area Superintendent and develops a training plan.

  • Works with employees to develop a high level of job proficiency.

  • May perform production duties temporarily in the event of an emergency or employee absence.

  • Evaluates employee performance, providing regular feedback.

  • Attends and participates in operation area meetings, safety meeting and supervisor’s meeting.

  • Analyzes safety incidents by preparing and completing Incident Analysis within 24 hours of incident and making suggestions for betterment.

  • Maintains discipline within the shift and discusses the need for disciplinary action with the plant Human Resource Manager and Area and Shift Superintendents.

  • Conducts GMP, safety, health and environmental inspections.

  • Evaluates management programs.

  • Provides positive reinforcement when employees are observed producing good results and safe performance.

  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as required.

Education & Training:

  • All ADM Safety Training

  • Previous Process experience


  • Excellent safety record and awareness

  • Good work record with our company

  • Previous plant experience

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks

  • Ability to team build

  • Ability to train

  • Good organizational skills

  • Willingness to assume and learn new responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

  • Accurate record keeping skills

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. 



Cedar Rapids


IA - Iowa

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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

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