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Operations Technician

Bovina, Texas

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Overview

Cargill operates some of the most technologically advanced production plants in the world. We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals to join our team. General Operators are vital to our daily operations. Examples of roles include preparing meat to be cooked, palletizing boxed product, administration work, using scanners and computers to track product, and verifying quality and accuracy. Please note, specific roles will vary greatly by plant and location. Safety is always our number one priority, and no matter your experience level, we'll train you for success. Your work in our plants can help you grow both personally and professionally. Discover how your work can nourish the world and help you thrive.

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What makes a successful General Production Professional at Cargill?
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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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Compensation & Pay Equity

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What I like about Cargill's safety procedures is that they're really easy to follow and they've become a really big part of our culture here.”

Rachel G., QA Food Safety Support

I've worked at several different plants, and I feel Cargill listens and cares for everyone's safety. I feel like safety is there main focus with employees. They've provided me with ESL classes to take, and great discounts with gym memberships which gives me energy helps me focus day in and day out. I just love it here!”

Elisabeth C.

Cargill has change my life a lot! I feel like people really care about their employees. They have been very supportive with my life changes and have even given me an opportunity to move up. I'm now a safety lead at my table.”

Catherine V.

Here at Cargill, people treat me good, and I treat them good. Since I've been working here, I've been able to grow spiritually, and mentally. I've been able to gain confidence in wanting to move up in my position. Since I've been working here at Cargill, I've gotten married, and thankful that I can support me and my beautiful wife.”

Marvin S.

Operations Technician

Job ID BOV00272 Date posted 09/14/2020
This full time position is located in Bovina TX; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided. 

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Work as a team to process corn, our raw material, into sweeteners, feed products, ethanol and more
  • Sample products to ensure quality & test using lab equipment
  • Perform light maintenance in or around the facility, troubleshooting equipment as needed 
  • Monitor tank levels, product temperature and pressures including observing readings on computers and field instruments, documenting key readings and information, and making appropriate adjustments both manually and/or by computer.
  • Utilize computer systems to monitor & operate industrial equipment, such as rail moving equipment, pumps, slide gates, conveyors, load out equipment, etc.
  • Coordinate and complete work permits
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned


Requirements:
  • 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 work overtime, holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts, with advance notice
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written) 
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs, perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces
  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.
  • Ability to work in elevated areas
  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft suit or similar applications
Preferred:
  • High school diploma or equivalent knowledge
  • Experience in fast-paced, production-related work environment

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