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Corn Receiving Specialist

Fort Dodge, Iowa

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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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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!”

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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.

Corn Receiving Specialist

Job ID FOR04421 Date posted 09/14/2020

This Full time position is located in Fort Dodge, IA; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

The Corn Receiving Specialist position is responsible for Corn truck check-in, Monitoring truck scales, Management of elevator information systems, Customer Service/Communication with truck drivers, Liaison between truck drivers and merchants, and Bin Management.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Direct and monitor the unloading of corn trucks: which includes operations of truck dump equipment, scale monitoring, coordinating of truck movement. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required, including, but not limited to, operator-based maintenance, cleaning of area and equipment, environmental equipment monitoring.
  • Generation of truck scale tickets, troubleshoot minor computer problems. Seek necessary equipment maintenance from operations personnel.
  • Customer Service/Communication - regular interaction with truck drivers, serve as liaison between truck drivers and merchants. Daily communication with grading personnel and operations supervisors.
  • Bin Management: Daily monitoring of bins for temperature and quality. Direct interaction with personnel in operations to exchange information.
  • Safety/Ethics - perform all work following Cargill safety and food safety policies, ensure we maintain a sanitary work area including control room, dump bay and restroom, communicate expectations to drivers regarding no smoking and safety practices necessary for unloading - report concerns as appropriate. Handout and collect electronic swipe cards.
  • Identify and troubleshoot potential problems with elevator systems and fix if possible. Act as a liaison between Cargill personnel and outside contractors to rectify any problems. Safely coordinate daily and emergency maintenance, including lockout of equipment and completion of required permits.

What You Will Need:

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, may be required to lift up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • 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) 
  • Basic use of a computer and typing skills
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice 
  • Able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Prior experience in production related work 

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