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Blast Puller - 2nd Shift (7:00PM – 6:00AM) - Full-time- Mt Crawford, VA

Mount Crawford, Virginia

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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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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!”

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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.”

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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.”

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Blast Puller - 2nd Shift (7:00PM – 6:00AM) - Full-time- Mt Crawford, VA

Job ID MOU00816 Date posted 02/22/2021

This is a full-time position located in Mt Crawford, VA . 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 Turkey and Cooked Meats

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, pork, and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers.

Blast Puller is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. Examples of roles within this position are unloading trucks and scanning in loads, placing and removing pallets from blast racks, placing pallets in storage rooms, cycle count warehouse storage rooms, be trained in fall protection policy and be able to perform elevated work, de-divide pallets (removal of dividers from pallets), changing batteries on PIT. Handle these and all other assignments while maintaining food safety within a safe work environment.

While performing the duties of Blast Puller, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions with slippery surfaces; moving mechanical parts; fast paced cold environment (0 degrees to -35 degrees F) for extended periods of time. Position requires standing throughout the shift and the use of PPE is required in all areas of the facility.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:
  • Operate PIT—stand-up forklift, single and double jacks, sit-down jacks
  • Be able to receive in all types of loads
  • Be able to do a full rotation between dock, blast, shipping and pre-price
  • Be able to cycle count
  • Be trained in the fall protection program
  • Know the RF functions and what they all mean
  • Be able to de-divide at an acceptable pace
  • Be trained on all pieces of equipment-walkie rider, sit down, stand up
  • Clean all blast that is pulled on their shift
  • Trained on SSOP and maintain warehouse cleanliness(Picking up sticks, straps, fixing broken pallets
  • before
  • Putting into storage)
  • Pallets are put where WCS sends them
  • Other duties as required.
  • Lifting and handling of product and boxes that may weigh up to 60 pounds

Additional Qualification

  • Detail Oriented
  • Dependable
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Be able to lift 60-70lbs. To heights of 80 inches throughout each day
  • Forklift Qualified required

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous warehousing experience
  • Previous Cargill experience 
  • Work history in the past 12 months

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