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Surface Bulk Handler

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Job ID 281467 Date posted 11/17/2023 Location : Lansing, New York

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 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.

Cargill is a trusted salt supplier to a wide variety of industries; our portfolio includes food processing salts, sodium reduction solutions, salt for water softeners and swimming pools, bulk and packaged ice melters, industrial salts, and salt for animal feeding. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe! We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully! 

Job Type: Full Time

Shift(s) Available: 2nd shift

Compensation:  $22.88

Sign-On Bonus: $1,500

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
  • All required PPE is provided by the company including prescription glasses
  • All tools are provided by the company
  • we offer a uniform service paid for by the company

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operate and monitor equipment to track and relocate salt product.
  • Load and unload railcars and trucks
  • Communicate with truck drivers to line up trucks for loading.
  • Open, close hatches and lower gates, Prepare, secure, and operate rail cars.
  • Operate front end loaders to load trucks or to feed a hopper with product while operating a frontend loader at a rate that meets or exceeds the hoisted supply of product.
  • Continually monitor the stockpile being built, directing contract trucks to dump locations.
  • Manipulate the radial stacker for new rows of stockpile as directed.
  • Maintain 200Ton bin operations with salt to meet the needs of the rail/ truck load schedule.
  • Operate/ load specialty products and mix YPS solution.
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs., kneeling, climbing, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • 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)
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience


  • Experience troubleshooting and maintaining various components and systems such as but not limited to packaging equipment, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, belt or roller conveyors, pumps, gear reducers, or bearings Minimum of one year experience with maintenance trades in an industrial environment
  • Are you able to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)?
  • Do you have experience operating mobile equipment such as forklift?
  • Basic computer skills

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) or (316) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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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