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Production Operator

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Job ID 216777 Date posted 06/28/2022 Location : Atlanta, Georgia

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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.



Job Type: Full Time

Shifts Available: 1st Shift
Compensation: $20.00/hr

Sign on Bonus: $1000


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


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operate processes that include mixing, filling, and stacking materials, computer entry into SAP, and general sanitation
  • Perform the duties of dumping, pulling, and stacking materials
  • Operates Forklift, shrink wrapping machines and other mechanical equipment
  • Execute required processing transactions in SAP on internal computer systems and required process documentation
  • Make product labels accurately
  • Assemble and disassemble equipment
  • Complete department sanitation responsibilities
  • Providing excellent customer service and engaging with team members
  • Follow company´s safety, food safety and operating standard policies
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • 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 varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift experience
  • 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
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience in production or plant environment


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


Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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