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Packaging Operator

Company: Cargill, Inc.
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill's food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies. Job Type: Full Time Shifts Available: 2nd shift Benefits Information: * Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance * Health and Wellness Incentives * Paid Vacation and Holidays * 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions * Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)-Short * Term Disability and Life Insurance * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) * Tuition Reimbursement * Employee Discounts Principal Accountabilities: * Operate equipment associated with the production process. This may include grain handling, processing and/or, conveyance, packaging equipment * Ensure accurate information of operating logs, bills of lading, scale weights and transactions are recorded * Assist with the collection and processing of samples * Understand and adhere to state and federal Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety * Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment utilized by facility; determine immediate and long-range needs for maintenance and repair work * Enter work orders utilizing maintenance computer program (SAP) * Troubleshoot minor problems as required * Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere with a high regard for food safety and environmental impacts * Attend various mandatory safety and departmental meetings * Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as a team with all involved * Assist other personnel as needed, and will perform other duties essential to the department as requested by the production supervisor Required Qualifications: * Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer * Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old * Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation * Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above) * Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator * Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment * Forklift experience * Ability to understand and communicate in English(verbal/written) * High School diploma or Equivalent * Basic use of a computer and typing skills * Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice Preferred Qualifications: * Prior experience in production related work * SAP experience * MRP experience Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement. Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill's safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing). Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

Keywords: Cargill, Inc., Cedar Rapids , Packaging Operator, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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