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Job ID 289894 Date posted 04/11/2024 Location : Mason City, Iowa 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: Mason City, IA
Job Type: Full Time
Shift(s) Available: 1st - 2nd - 3rd 
Compensation: $19.25/hr-$24.25/hr
Sign-On Bonus: $3,000.00


Benefits Information

  • Shift differential
  • Attendance incentive bonus
  • 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

  • Accountable for the production of food safe product in a fast paced manufacturing environment; becoming proficient in cleaning procedures, tear down and set up, to include, but not limited to: Ovens, freezers, transfer belts and conveyors, general housekeeping of plant floors and drains, chemical cage, shelves, floors, walls, labeling containers; start up and shut down of a production line, making mechanical adjustments, and troubleshooting equipment. Ensuring all production paperwork is completed, which will require basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division). Responsible for containing and proactively addressing potential problems that may arise in an effort to limit disruptions to production
  • Ensuring all processing steps have been completed and a quality product is delivered to the customer (all food handling tasks were completed properly; i.e. proper packaging, weights are in acceptable range) including assisting others as needed
  • Maintain adherence to all Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • This position shall have the responsibility to report problems with the food safety management system to identified person(s). This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate and record actions. Acquire and maintain knowledge of HACCP/OPRP/PRP (GMP) policies and requirements to complete all monitoring and/or verifications tasks as outlined in the Food Safety Management
  • All job duties may be revised by the supervisor when necessary to accommodate business needs. The descriptions are general guidelines of expectations but may not include all responsibilities of the position


Required Qualifications

  • Basic math ability (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division)
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Availability to work outside of normal shift up to including weekend and off shift hours as needed.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Willing to work in hot and cold environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous food service and/or production experience
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Consistent work history in the last 12 months
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Dependable and punctual

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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