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Carcass Diagnostic Technician

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Job ID 289957 Date posted 04/02/2024 Location : Dayton, Virginia 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: Dayton, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Shift Available: 2nd 
Compensation: $20.45/hr

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 & Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts

Principal Accountabilities 

  • Assure accuracy by identifying any missed defect before the turkey leaves your work zone
  • Inspect each bird (carcass) as they arrive inside and outside
  • Transfer birds from shackle line to the reconditioning table to conditioning or salvage
  • Direct the table trimmer to remove any defect parts from bird
  • Assist in identification of birds that require additional processing either online or offline
  • Ensure all food safety and quality practices are being followed
  • Use of knife to salvage parts of birds offline
  • Partner with USDA for approval and inspection of parts to ensure compliance
  • Complete HACCP and Grower Report documentation
  • Assist with line work and CDT/VDT Positions as needed; Responsible for reconditioning and salvaging of parts/birds

Required Qualifications 

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Must have the ability to pass the Carcass Diagnostic Test Certification in order to begin role

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

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