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Chiller Operator

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Job ID 289754 Date posted 05/16/2024 Location : Albert Lea, Minnesota Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

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 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.


Location: Albert Lea, MN

Job Type: Full Time 

Shift(s) Available: 3rd

Compensation: $20.65/hr 

Sign On-Bonus: $3,000

Benefits Information 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)
  • 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
  • Minnesota Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 48 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

Principal Accountabilities

  • Transport racks, ingredients, and equipment when needed
  • Ability to operate mobile powered equipment
  • Responsible to keep the place clean and tidy
  • Completion of daily, weekly, and monthly job tasks around chiller cleaning cycles
  • Accurately records rack and weight information on rack tickets and assure a ticket on each rack in numerical order
  • Ensures product quality, consistency, and compliance with customer specifications
  • Complete all required documentation accurately and proficiently along with other required written communication applicable to the job. Ensuring all processing steps have been completed and a quality product is delivered to the customer. All food handling tasks are completed properly i.e., proper packaging, weights are in the acceptable range
  • Assist on the production floor where needed
  • Comply with all Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Individual will learn and comply with all HACCP and Food Safety Policies and Procedures; Individual will ensure compliance for all monitoring and verification tasks as outlined in the Food Safety Management
  • Other tasks may be assigned per the discretion of management

Required Qualifications

  • Must be Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship 
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Ability to perform basic math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Availability to work weekends and overtime as required 
  • Willingness to complete procedural training for this position 
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Strong Computer knowledge and skills
  • Must be attentive to details to follow set schedules and directions
  • Ability to self-manage all tasks in a timely manner per company policy
  • Ability to drive mobile powered equipment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous food manufacturing experience 
  • Production experience
  • Mechanical Aptitude 
  • Work History in the last 12 months 

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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