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Operations Management Associate 2021

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Job ID CAN00671 Date posted 02/22/2021 Location : High River, Canada
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. 

 

Early Careers at Cargill:

From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

 
Operations Management Associate Position:

The Operations Management Associate role is a training role that will prepare you for the plant Operations Supervisor role following a 6-18 month training program. It enables you to become familiar with the workflow of plant operations giving you learning and shadowing across plant teams and department. The duration of that training will vary based on the business and previous experience.  Primary training could include

  • Operations
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Leadership
  • Engineering/Maintenance
  • Accounting
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Human Resources/Talent Management/Employee Relations
  • And much more based on your areas of interest
Environment:

This role requires the associate to learn about the business through performing critical tasks executed within the production environment that will involve physical activity in our food, and/or grain processing facilities. This generally requires a moderate amount of physical exertion on a fairly regular basis. The work may also involve other conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, grain dust, etc.). Depending on the business, this role will require occasional shifts including 2nd and 3rd shift hours.

 
Associate Program Benefits:
  • Relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, retirement benefits package.
  • Tuition reimbursement to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
  • Access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities. 
Potential Business Areas:
  • Beef processing
  • Poultry processing
  • Grain processing
 
Job Locations:   
  • High River, AB 
  • Plant setting

Required Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline graduating between December 2020 and May 2021.
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Willing and able to relocate
  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually 
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts and weekends should the occasional need arise
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pursuing an agriculture, business-related degree, or engineering degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution).

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. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at http://www.cargill.com/.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer
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