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GB Blend Mix - 1st Shift - Full Time - Friona, TX

Friona, Texas

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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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  • 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.

GB Blend Mix - 1st Shift - Full Time - Friona, TX

Job ID FRI01363 Date posted 04/07/2021

This is a full-time position is located in Friona, Texas. Please note you may receive calls from a 952 area code if you are considered for the position. Note this position does not provide any type of relocation assistance.

Cargill Protein

Cargill Protein  is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses.  Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets.  These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.


Cargill Beef

At Cargill Beef, we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’s our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.


Position Purpose

We currently have an opening for a GB Blend Mix operator. This is an important role in the daily operations of our facilities. The role includes but is not limited to, performing various ground beef processes, operating heavy equipment, charting and reporting progress and yields, and in many cases the use of tracking via computer, all while making safety and food safety the number one priorities.


This job is important because it is vital to our process to process product and waste from various divisions around our facilities into rendered products. The GB Blend Mix operator must be trained in lock out tag out for safety reasons. To perform this job machinery must be locked out so the employee can safely check various components of the equipment. In order to perform this job, employees must maintain equipment. The process must be documented multiple times a day and the record will be kept manually or digitally. There may be some data that is not collected at all facilities based on business unit or even plant specific information required.


Principal Accountabilities

Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:

  • 80% mixing and blending various products by grade
  • 10%  Ensure paperwork is completed correctly with correct inclusion areas
  • 10%  Interact with co-workers, quality assurance and management to communicate production needs
  • Ability to potentially work outside or regular production scheduled shifts


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Read, write, and speak English.
  • Must have good attendance.
  • Ability to perform basic math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Experience in a manufacturing/production or food processing environment.
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of plant operations sufficient to guide and train employees
  • Must be highly motivated, energetic and willing to help communicate the importance of customer satisfaction to all employees.
  • Basic knowledge of safe food handling practices.
  • Basic knowledge of employee safety practices.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Beef experience.
  • Meat processing experience.
  • Production experience.
  • Work history in the past 12 months.
  • Ability to lift 80 pounds.

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