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Plant Operator

Carseland, Canada

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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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Key Traits

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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Benefits

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.

Plant Operator

Job ID CAR00802 Date posted 11/19/2020
Reporting to the Production Supervisor or Operations Manager (depending on type of facility), the Plant Operator contributes to physically execute Operational Excellence process for the safe and efficient operation of a stand-alone grain or crop inputs facility, or combined grain and crop inputs facilities on a daily basis to achieve production goals

Principal Accountablities

Focus on Plant operation and Risk Management

  • Engaged with a team to operate the Plant equipment on a daily basis. 
  • Follows Operational Policies, operator care principles and procedures to operate equipment safe and efficiently to minimize or prevent injuries, property loss and environmental damage. 
  • Ensures Plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees. 
  • Performs minor mechanical maintenance and may assist contractors on-site to perform repairs. 
  • The incumbent receives grain (unloading, grading, moisture testing), and then bins, blends and ships grain to the required specifications. 
  • Operates grain cleaners and dryers if the facility is equipped with them and cleans and dry’s grain to desired specifications as set out by the Canadian Grain Commission. 
  • Assists in the efficient meshing of buying and shipping programs by working closely with the Operations Manager, Production Supervisor and carriers (rail or truck). 
  • Consistently meets all rail car and truck loading requirements. 
  • Assists the Plant management in managing the location grain and crop inputs inventory by following existing controls to minimize inventory losses. 
  • Assists in operating safe and efficient crop inputs warehousing. 

Focus on Talent Management

  • Successfully engaged to participate in training sessions for Provincial/Federal regulatory and Cargill compliance programs. 
  • Participates in regular plant inspections and monthly safety meetings to review procedures, housekeeping, and safety awareness issues. 
  • Remains trained in and certified to handle dangerous goods as per the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and has additional safety training, e.g. WHMIS, confined space, forklift, etc. 
  • Participates in training to acquire and maintain knowledge on operator care principles to operate Plant equipment safely and effectively.

This Full Time position is located in Carseland with occasionally travel to Blackie, AB. however please expect receiving calls from a 204 number in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Required:

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada.
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • 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)
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Basic use of a computer and typing skills
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

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