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Job ID 292001 Date posted 05/02/2024 Location : White Marsh, Maryland Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

Cargill’s size and scale allows us to make a positive impact in the world. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Cargill is a family company providing food, ingredients, agricultural solutions and industrial products that are vital for living. We connect farmers with markets so they can prosper. We connect customers with ingredients so they can make meals people love. And we connect families with daily essentials — from eggs to edible oils, salt to skincare, feed to alternative fuel. Our 160,000 colleagues, operating in 70 countries, make essential products that touch billions of lives each day. Join us and reach your higher purpose at Cargill. 
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 Type: Full Time
Shift Availables: 2nd 
Compensation: $27.60 /hr. 


  • Perform assigned lead activities.
  • Operate equipment and technology tools throughout the production facility, backfilling prior areas as needed, utilizing a broad understanding of varied and multi-dimensional processes to perform required duties.
  • Support others in learning operating procedures, provide input to peers and recommend changes to ensure clarity and effectiveness of guidance, including procedure documentation.
  • Perform maintenance and lead troubleshooting efforts throughout the facility, making adjustments or instructing others necessary.
  • Ensure recording of production and inventory activities by the team is entered into computerized systems.
  • Operate mobile powered equipment (i.e forklift, skid loader, sit down floor sweeper, front end loader).
  • Understand and ensure adherence to all safety policies and procedures, maintain a safe and clean work environment and control work pace and progress on assigned equipment and processes, requiring awareness of links with other process areas.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 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
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma/GED or a minimum of two years relevant work experience
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Must be able 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
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, Microsoft office)


  • Experience operating and troubleshooting industrial equipment (ex., packaging machinery, etc.)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in production related work 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and in a positive manner
  • Actively demonstrate Safety Leadership 
  • Front end loader experience
  • Forklift Certified
  • Do you have experience using a computer, SAP system? 

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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