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Job ID 214695 Date posted 06/22/2022 Location : Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

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 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.

This Full-time position Rotating Shift is in Breaux Bridge, LA ; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Cargill Salt, a business unit of Cargill, Incorporated, is a leader in the industry, providing salt, service and solutions to the food, water conditioning, agricultural and industrial. Cargill Salt is currently accepting applications for Packaging Technicians. With a strong culture that focuses on people, this is an outstanding opportunity for qualified individuals interested in: - A safety focused culture - Team environment - Development - Competitive salary
 - Incentive program - Comprehensive benefits package 

This role is responsible for correctly, safely and efficiently packaging and warehousing salt products for a salt manufacturing and packaging facility.

Salary: Starting at  $20.00 per hour
Shift: Night Shift

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operation of packaging equipment.
  • Input production data into SAP.
  • Monitor bag weights on scale.
  • Input production downtime information into SAP.
  • Collect samples/Perform quality testing.
  • Minor maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment
  • Repalletizing/disposal of distressed product.
  • Perform change over tasks.
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  • 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 be able to perform physical job duties such as bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.
  • Ability to work in elevated areas. (4 feet and above)
  • Must be able to operate machinery.
  • Must be able to read/write English.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts, and overtime.


  • Experience operating forklifts and/or similar equipment
  • High School diploma or Equivalent.
  • Prior experience in production related work

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

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: 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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