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Mixer Operator

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Job ID 290327 Date posted 05/22/2024 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.


Job Location: Albert Lea, MN
Job Type: Full Time
Shift Available: 1st
Compensation: $20.65/hr

Sign On-Bonus: $3,000


Benefit Information

  • 401(k), 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • 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

  • Run multiple pieces of equipment such as batching mixers and forklifts
  • Execute on mixing and batching production orders accurately for manufacturing
  • Ensure quantities of ingredients are used and product quality is maintained
  • Ingredient Storage management, to include housekeeping, inventory counts, moving ingredients from one storage location to another
  • Receiving and unloading of bagged ingredients on pallets
  • Accurate completion of mixing and receiving documents
  • Participating and implementing FSQR Program (Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory)
  • Assist in other plant areas as needed
  • Safety - responsible for safety of themselves and teammates

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 employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility
  • 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) 
  • 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

  • Able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment
  • Forklift certified
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of inventory systems
  • Previous food manufacturing experience
  • Previous leadership experience
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Work history in the last 12 months

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


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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