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Production Operator

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Job ID 220041 Date posted 07/14/2022 Location : Hammond, Indiana

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Process monitoring and control 
  • Product sampling analysis 
  • Troubleshooting and coordinate maintenance of process equipment and instrumentation
  • Procedures, policies and practices adherence and development 
  • Permit completion and coordination 
  • Assist in assuring efficiency of operation of equipment, quality of product, and safety of all personnel 
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Must be able to communicate English.
  • High School diploma or Equivalent.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs ,kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to operate machinery
  • Ability to work overtime, holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.
  • Able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold
  • Able to work in elevated areas

Preferred Qualifications
•    Able to operate heavy equipment
•    Forklift experience
•    Prior experience in production related work

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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