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Terminal Operator

Memphis, Tennessee

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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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Key Traits

What makes a successful General Production Professional at Cargill?
Check out some of the key traits that are important for this job to see if you have the right mix.

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

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Benefits

Compensation & Pay Equity

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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.

Terminal Operator

Job ID MEM00782 Date posted 03/22/2021

This full time position is located in  Memphis, Tennessee; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.  

 

 

Terminal Operators are directly involved in handling movement of incoming and outgoing materials and supplies and verifies the accuracy of work performed. Operators will participate in food safety, sanitation, and quality assurance programs and procedures. May operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment and perform basic troubleshooting on process systems, lab equipment, and office equipment.

 

 

 

Principal accountabilities

 

  • Unload sweetener syrup from rail cars to storage tanks to maintain inventories.
  • Loading tanker trucks, flexi-containers and drums with sweetener syrup and certified weight records. 
  • Inspecting and preparing packaging for shipping containers.
  • Quality control, sampling, product integrity, and refract meter checks/records for all sweetener commodities received and delivered.
  • Procedures, policies and practices adherence and development.
  • Monitor/control dispatch to ensure sweetener product is delivered to customers on time and adjust dispatch and work with customers to facilitate schedule add-ons and changes. 
  • Interact with railroad group to receive correct product switches. 
  • Physical labor includes - moving 3" and 4" hoses, carting flanges and minimal tools. 
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 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 50lbs, kneeling, climbing and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • 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) 
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of inventory systems
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

Preferred

  • Able to perform physical job duties which may include crawling safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Forklift certified
  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Prior experience in production related work

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