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Warehouse Laborer - Full Time

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Job ID 134001 Date posted 07/19/2021 Location : Big Lake, Minnesota

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.

Job Purpose and Impact

Shift: 1st
Compensation: $18.00/hr


  • $1,500 Sign-On 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

Key Accountabilities

Principal Accountabilities

Please note that some roles within the Big Lake Facility work with pork products and/or are in the same room with both port and non-pork meat products.

  • 80% - Accountable for the production of food safe product in a fast paced manufacturing environment; Schedule trailer exchanges with appropriate distribution/transportation contacts, receive materials in SAP with proper batch, counts, and product information, issue ingredients and materials to production through SAP, order frozen ingredients and bread based on schedule’s needs and physical capacity, tag and disposal of expired goods, order pallets and coordinate with 3rd party warehouse about shipments.   
  • 10% - Maintain adherence to all Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. 
  • 10% - 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.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship 
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English 
  • Perform basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
  • Willingness to complete all required training post-hire including: Proper lift techniques, quality assurance OPRP training, and pallet jack operation, Forklift operation including: sit-down counterbalance truck, stand-up reach truck, liquid propane truck, and Yard Tractor
  • Availability to work outside of normal shift up to including weekend and off shift hours as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous food manufacturing 
  • Previous production experience
  • Previous warehouse experience
  • Previous Cargill experience
  • Work history in the past 12 months
  • Previous Forklift experience

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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