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Grain Plant Operator

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Job ID 161343 Date posted 10/27/2021 Location : Circleville, Ohio

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. 

The Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain (CASC) connects producers and users of grains and oilseeds around the globe through sourcing, storing, trading, processing and distributing grains and oilseeds, as well as offering a range of financial, risk management and customized farmer services. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe!

Principal Accountabilities

•    Performing facility operations such as loading and unloading trucks/barge/vessels/rail
•    cars, filling/reclaiming grain ground piles, and various other grain handling tasks.
•    Basic maintenance and operator care of equipment to ensure ongoing facility operations
•    Providing excellent customer service and engaging with team members
•    Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
•    Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
•    Complete preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the
•    facility
•    Document all completed work and the conditions found, utilizing maintenance computer
•    software as necessary
•    Install, maintain, test, evaluate, and repair various components and systems including,
•    hydraulic & pneumatic systems, screw, belt and roller conveyors, gear reducers, and
•    bearings
•    Operate standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, pneumatic
•    tools, electric tools, etc.
•    Comprehend (mechanical/electrical) schematics, blueprints, and/or operation manuals
•    Understand and adhere to all safety rules and regulations
•    Maintain a safe work environment through cleanliness and housekeeping
•    Other basic facility operations duties as assigned, including consistently meeting grain movement needs as required (example: truck unloading/barge loading)


•    Must be eligible to work in the US without visa sponsorship
•    Must be 18 years or older.
•    Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, may be required to lift up to 50lbs occasionally, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
•    Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
•    Basic use of a computer
•    Must be able to work in various weather, industrial and agricultural settings
•    Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
•    Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Basic Mechanical Aptitude
•    High School diploma/GED or equivalent knowledge
•    Prior experience troubleshooting and maintaining various components and systems including hydraulic & pneumatic systems and/or screw, belt and roller conveyors and/or pumps, gear reducers, and bearings
•    SAP or CMMS experience (Computer Maintenance Management System)
•    Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT) or willingness to obtain certification
•    Predictive Maintenance and/or Precision Maintenance Experience
•    Minimum of 5 years maintenance/millwright experience and fabrication experience

Compensation: $19.00/hr or more depending on experience.

Shift: Various Shifts

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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).

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