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Mechanic Operator

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Job ID 292742 Date posted 05/15/2024 Location : Sidney, Ohio Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

Cargill produces a full line of edible oils and shortenings to help meet our customers nutritional or reformulation goals. 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
Compensation: $28.00/hr or up, depending on experience
Shifts available:

  • 2nd shift
  • 12 hours night shift


  • 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
  • Access to discounted daycare tuition and priority access at local Sidney YMCA childcare center

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Troubleshoots machinery and automation failures as necessary. This includes, but is not limited to, case erector, filler, palletizer, conveyors, motor control devices, such as magnetic starters, control panels, PLC’s
  • Input sensing devices, such as limit switches, photo sensors, level sensors, etc.; other output devices, such as solenoid valves, indicators, alarms, etc.
  • Assist in the design and installation of new or upgraded equipment and machinery, such as conduit, wiring, power distribution, machine controls, machine automation, motors, counters, lighting, heat tracing, etc.
  • Design, implement and modify PLC logic programming and handle technical documents
  • Operate packaging machinery (Filler, blow molder, labeler, case packer and etc.) and/or warehouse equipment(ASRS crane, conveyors, trolleys)
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations(including food safety policies and procedures)
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

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)
  •  Basic computer skills
  •  Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
  •  Minimum 1 year of maintenance experience and/or electrical knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous forklift experience
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of inventory systems
  • Working understanding of: servos, steppers, camera, solenoid and pneumatic systems, robotics, cam and linkage systems, PLC/PC and communications, drives, motors and various forms of automation instrumentation and devices
  • Able to repair, test, rework and calibrate pneumatic, mechanical and electrical assemblies, equipment and systems

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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