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Packaging Technician

Fremont, Nebraska

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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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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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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.

Packaging Technician

Job ID FRE02525 Date posted 10/07/2020

This Full Time position is in Fremont, NE; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.   


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. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. 


At Cargill we have a Culture of Safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day.


Job Description:
Operate multiple pieces of equipment to mix and pack, in proper bags with proper tags, feeds from bagging/dosing bins. This includes the operation of bin gates, sacking scale, forklift bag hanger, sewing machine, warehouse conveyors, and dosing system. 


Shift/ Work Hours: 2nd Shift, 1:00 pm to 9:30 pm, Monday – Friday. 


Principal Accountabilities:    

  • Operate multiple pieces of production equipment, i.e. batching mixers, pellet mill, packaging lines and micro dosing system. 
  • Obtain and review mixing records and printouts, set up machine properly according to mixing record and operating procedures. 
  • Inspect the product to guarantee all required quality standards are met, this would include correct product, color, size, density and mixed product.
  • Inspect equipment for hazards, shields out of place, etc. 
  • Insure that finished product is mixed, and packaged in proper bags and tags according to mixing record. 
  • Insure all products are packaged accurately; products on correct bag, tags and stickers applied as necessary.
  • Properly complete mixing record, and sign as required. 
  • Notify Supervisor of progress and any problems.
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required:

  • 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 perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 55lbs, 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) including a respirator.
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above).
  • Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment.
  • 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.
  • At least 6 months of experience in production related work.


Preferred:

  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word.
  • Working knowledge of Inventory Systems.

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