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Plant Operator

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Job ID 211985 Date posted 06/15/2022 Location : Kansas City, Missouri

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.




Job Type: Full Time
Shift(s) Available: 1st, 2nd




Benefits Information:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription 
  • Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts



Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operating equipment associated with the loadout and unloading process for bulk materials including trucks and/or rail cars, utilizing scales, pumps, conveyor, etc.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment to complete various processes including weighing, labeling, and storing products and sanitizing around facility
  • Monitoring equipment, operating control systems, processing samples, and utilizing computer systems to input and record data as necessary
  • Rotate through all positions within a specified department to train associates and fill in as necessary 
  • Interacting regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment 
  • Operating forklifts and other mobile equipment
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned




Required Qualifications:

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship 
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, 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)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
  • Basic use of a computer and typing skills



Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience
  • Prior experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience operating mobile equipment such as forklifts, mobile lifts, etc.




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 them.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status.  Employees may be required to wear masks, depending on requirements of the business and public health requirements based on the spread of COVID in the community.



Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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